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Chelsea owner Abramovich willing to buy €250M Messi for Guardiola

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is prepared to buy Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi for Pep Guardiola.

El Confidencial says Abramovich wants to bring Pep Guardiola to Chelsea - and is willing to wait for the former Barca coach should he stick to his plans to take a year away from football to live in New York.

The prospect of buying Messi has been tentatively discussed and it's suggested Abramovich would not blink should Guardiola demand the Argentine's signing.

Messi's €250 million buyout clause is within Abramovich's reach and Chelsea's marketing men believe they would make their money back in shirt sales and merchandise.

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MYSTERIO3601649d ago

I hope Guardiola doesn't go to chelsea and i don't think if chelsea could pay for the transfer fee if Messi would want to go.

MaximusPrime1649d ago

It would be nice to have Messi here but 250m euros? damn.

I think our line-up of strikers Torres, Hazard and Hulk is more than enough.

Id rather have Chelsea keep RDM

freeduck1649d ago

No player should ever cost that much.

ninjagoat1649d ago

Messi would be among the worlds players to admit this.

PaPa-Slam1649d ago

Ahh, you stole the words right out of my mouth, that's a sick amount of money to be paying for a Single Player, no matter how legendary of a performance he gives after that. It'll still be considered over-paid.

Kos-Mos1649d ago

Do it and I will celebrate when chelsea fails miserably.

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