Kaka reveals Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona for Premier League club

Former Brazil and Real Madrid star, Kaka, has said Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi could leave Spain for the Premier League.

Messi was just recently involved in a public spat with the club sporting director, Eric Abidal, who had questioned players’ commitment under former head coach, Ernesto Valverde.

It had led to speculations that the Argentina international could quit the Camp Nou in the summer window.

Kaka, while speaking with Sky Sports, believes the day could come when Lionel Messi departs from Barcelona.

He said: “I think it’s not going to be a problem for him to play in the Premier League, or [to play] at a top club at the top three leagues in the world would be good for him.

“But of course it depends on what he wants for his career. It’s hard to see him playing for another club, but it’s just … [he may feel,] ‘It’s okay, it’s time for me to change and I’ll go to have another experience and I’ll be the best football player in the world for another team.”

Kaka also compared a possible Messi exit, to when Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Juventus in 2018.

“I think the most important thing is not the broken part but the way this is going to be broken.

“When [Cristiano] Ronaldo left Madrid we were sad that Ronaldo left the club and of course a lot of them regret Ronaldo’s left Real Madrid,” Kaka said.

However, Messi has a clause in his current contract, which allows him to walk away for free at the end of the campaign.


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