Manchester Metropolis playmaker, Kevin De Bruyne, has mentioned he’s not bothered in regards to the membership failing to land Lionel Messi from Barcelona.
Messi tried unsuccessfully to drive an exit from the Camp Nou this summer season.
The 33-year-old knowledgeable the LaLiga giants by way of a fax message, that he wished to activate a clause in his contract, that might permit her go away as a free agent.
Manchester Metropolis rapidly emerged as favourites to signal Messi and reunite him with former mentor, Pep Guardiola.
Nevertheless, the Argentine celebrity has since made a u-turn and can stick with Barca for the 2020/2021 marketing campaign.
“To be sincere I didn’t actually give it some thought. If it might have occurred, it will have occurred.
“If you may get Messi to your group you might be all the time going to do it. I can see it from a enjoying perspective and particularly as a membership.
“Enterprise sensible, the quantity of sponsors and cash it will have attracted would have been enormous.
“Even should you would have paid him a load of cash, in a sure method you’ll get all of it again. So I might perceive the choice (to attempt) in that respect,” De Bruyne instructed SportsMail.