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Striker “Barcelona” Lionel Messi invited the club to purchase a defender of Belgium and the French PSG Tom Meunier. It is reported by Diario Gol.
According to Messi, the transfer 26-year-old Belgian will strengthen the line of defense and will allow Sergi Roberto return to the usual position in the midfield.
In the Belgian Meunier became the bronze prize-winner of the past Russia’s world Cup. The defender scored one goal in the tournament in the match for third place against team England (2:0).
In February 2017 Messi demanded from the leadership of “Barcelona” to get rid of three players. Otherwise, the striker refused to sign a new Barcelona contract. The current agreement with the Argentine club up to 2021.
Together with Barcelona, Messi eight times became the champion of Spain, five times winner of the Cup of Spain, and four times winner of the Champions League. In addition, he has five times received the “Golden ball”.
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