Arsenal are in contract talks with Barcelona star Lionel Messi, according to inside sources.
Arsenal are believed to have had their €130 million bid accepted for the Argentine forward.
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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