Man City is still eager to complete the move for Barcelona star man Lionel Messi who is set to leave Camp Nou, MySportDab reports.
The move was meant to have took place during the just concluded window but due to issues with his current contract the move was blocked.
The Citizens has been tipped as clear favorite to land Lionel Messi with Pep Guardiola’s connection.
Although they might not be the only interested suitor with the likes of Inter Milan also lurking around for a possible deal.
Blues remain keen on Barcelona superstar who is certain to dump the laliga giant for a future elsewhere.
Manchester City are still hoping to bring Lionel Messi to the Etihad, according to reports from ESPN.
It is claimed that Man City were prepared to do whatever it required to land the Argentine over the summer.
Lionel Messi pushed for the exits at Camp Nou but it was never successful as he was advised to stay until end of season.
Man City has been retained their interest on him after tying Pep Guardiola to a new contract.
It still unclear if the prolific player would leave for free or a fee will be paid as his contract remains complicated.