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Lionel Messi close to agreeing personal terms with Manchester City.

Posted 25 Apr 2018 by Sara Davidson.

Manchester City are in contract talks with Barcelona star Lionel Messi, according to inside sources.

Manchester City are believed to have had their €120 million bid accepted for the FIFA Ballon d'Or winner.

The news has come as a shock to many in the football world, with England legend Gary Lineker saying on Twitter that he thought Messi would stay at the Camp Nou for 'some time to come'.

'I think the move is unwise', said Lineker. 'He should stay with Barcelona for another few seasons at least.'

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