Guardiola: My wish is that Messi stays in Barcelona

Speculation has already begun about Lionel Messi’s future, with reports emerging that he is considering leaving Barcelona in 2021, yet Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has made clear that he wants the Argentine to stay at the Camp Nou.

Manchester City are one of the clubs linked with a hypothetical move for Messi, but the former Barcelona coach has given his thoughts on the matter.

“I’m not going to speak about transfers until the end of the season,” Guardiola said.

“My wish is that Messi is going to stay in Barcelona.”