Inter would relish the likelihood to sign Lionel Messi if he ever left Barcelona, owner Erick Thohir has mentioned.
Inter owner Erick Thohir says he would jump at the possibility to sign Lionel Messi should he ever opt to leave Barcelona.
Roberto Mancini’s side lead the standings in Serie A immediately after 17 games, having been transformed into potential title contenders following some important investment throughout the pre-season transfer window.
Messi has admitted inside the previous that he would like to finish his career at boyhood club Newell’s Old Boys but Thohir says Inter wouldn’t pass up the likelihood to make such a stellar signing must the chance arise as he aims to take the club back for the elite of European football.
“Messi to Inter? Why not! When he finishes his contract with Barcelona, he’d be a terrific signing,” he mentioned via the club’s official Twitter account.
“Our approach is clear: we choose to take Inter to the place we deserve, among the most effective 10 clubs inside the planet.
“We’re very first inside the standings soon after 17 games. We’re a strong team, having a good wish to win.
“We’re creating a young, strong group, with all the guidance of Roberto Mancini, to compete together with the greatest clubs within the world.”