Inter Milan leader Giuseppe Marotta has claimed communicate of a transfer for Lionel Messi is not anything greater than “fantasy football”.
The Argentine has spent his whole profession at Barcelona however the Nerazzurri have lengthy been admirers.
Tensions have risen this season on the Nou Camp regardless that with Messi going public with a few of his problems following the sacking of Ernesto Valverde.
It has ended in tips that the six-time Ballon D’Or winner would possibly search a brand new problem.
But Marotta has quashed hypothesis of a transfer to the San Siro pointing out that he believes Messi nonetheless desires to peer out his profession in Catalunya.
He informed Sky Sport Italia : “It’s fantasy football.
“He certainly is not one of our objectives and I think he’s interested in continuing his football career in Barcelona.”
Inter may just but have dealings with the Catalan giants this summer time regardless that with Lautaro Martinez a most sensible goal.
Messi’s compatriot is more likely to price a hefty charge with the Italians prepared to stay grasp of the striker.
A primary Serie A name since 2010 appears to be past them with their attractions now set on securing 2d position with Atlanta and Lazio additionally within the hunt.
Marotta added: “Obviously, second place is important, but our analysis has to be about constant growth and the season is not yet over.
“What we’ve been able to see is that we’ve improved and therefore we want to continue that process. If we analyse our entire journey, we are happy.
“There are a few small regrets seeing what happened to those in front of us, but we have to be happy with what we’ve achieved.
“This is an anomalous campaign after the lockdown, so it becomes difficult to fully evaluate players and teams. We must prepare for the next season, which, as a consequence of this timing, will also not be easy.”