Javier Tebas reacts to rumors of Messi joining Serie A

Javier Tebas
Javier Tebas reacts to rumors of Messi joining Serie A

LaLiga President, Javier Tebas has took a dig at Serie A’s finances following talk Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona for Inter Milan.

Ex-Inter president, Massimo Moratti, said he felt Serie A club signing Messi was no longer a “forbidden dream.”

However, Tebas feels the Italian outfit could not afford to sign the Argentine superstar.

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“I don’t believe the arrival of Messi would solve Serie A’s problems, which are tied to high debts and insufficient incomings.

“I would like Messi to stay here [in La Liga], but if he did leave, it wouldn’t be the end of the world: it was said that, without Cristiano Ronaldo, LaLiga would have lost money, but in fact we made [money] – even in Portugal,” Tebas told a news conference.

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Both LaLiga and Serie A are currently suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak.


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