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Saturday August 15 2020
Inter's Messi dream just got more realistic

With Barcelona’s humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich, reports of Lionel Messi being ready to move on for a new experience at Inter are flaring up again.

Last night’s Champions League quarter-final exit was ‘rock bottom,’ as Gerard Pique put it, and will prompt radical changes both on and off the field.

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Sunday August 9 2020
Manolas laughs off Messi feud reports

Napoli defender Kostas Manolas hit out at Spanish media, who suggested Lionel Messi refused to shake his hand after the Barcelona victory, showing it was the referee.

The incident occurred at the final whistle of last night’s Champions League Round of 16 clash at Camp Nou, which ended 3-1 to the Blaugrana.

A clip from the post-match salutes showed Messi hugging and shaking hands with various teammates and opponents, before waving his finger in a ‘no’ gesture at someone just off camera.

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Friday August 7 2020
Inter courting frustrated Messi

As speculation grows that Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona, his father Jorge has reportedly moved into an apartment right next to the Inter HQ.

The Argentina international has not held back in venting his frustration at the direction this club has taken and they could end the season without a trophy for the first time in 12 years.

According to various reports in Spain, Messi has the ability to walk away from his contract at the end of this season.

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Wednesday August 5 2020
Braida: 'Won't rule out Messi to Inter'

Former Milan and Barcelona director Ariedo Braida would ‘not rule out’ Lionel Messi joining Inter, while giving Napoli advice on how to beat Barca.

Braida spent decades at San Siro, while he was also director of sport and then chief scout at Camp Nou from 2015 to 2019.

Naturally, he was therefore asked about the persistent rumours that Inter are trying to bring Messi to Serie A.

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Sunday August 2 2020
Bartomeu blocks Inter on Lautaro and Messi

Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu admits the negotiations with Inter for Lautaro Martinez have ended, while he’s sure Leo Messi will ‘keep his word.’

The two clubs have been at loggerheads for months over the Lautaro situation, with Inter refusing to budge from the €111m release clause, which has now expired anyway.

“Barca did speak to Inter about Lautaro for several weeks, but the negotiations were interrupted by mutual agreement,” Bartomeu told Spanish newspaper Sport.

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Saturday August 1 2020
Conte: 'No protection from Inter'

Inter finish the season just one point off Scudetto winners Juventus, but Antonio Conte insists ‘there’s still a large gap’ between them. 'We received no protection from the club.'

The 2-0 victory in Bergamo consolidated second place in a head-to-head with Atalanta, decided by Danilo D’Ambrosio and Ashley Young goals.

“The lads and the staff deserve credit for achieving numbers that hadn’t been seen for a long time at Inter,” Conte told DAZN.

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Friday July 31 2020
Gazzetta: Inter can pay Messi 50m salary

La Gazzetta dello Sport suggest Inter are making a genuine attempt to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona, with a salary worth €50m net per year.

They are so far the only Italian source who maintain this is a real bid and were quoted by El Chiringuito in Spain today as well.

Messi is coming to the end of his contract at Camp Nou and increasingly frustrated with the ownership and ever-changing flow of coaches.

According to the Gazzetta, the Inter proposal would be a contract worth €50m per season net, for a total of €260m over four years.

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Tuesday July 28 2020
Conte: 'Inter expectations higher with me'

Antonio Conte claims Atalanta pressure can be good practice for Inter in future after the 2-0 win over Napoli. ‘I realise I bring high expectations, but not all I touch immediately turns to gold.’

The Nerazzurri kept their third consecutive clean sheet and consolidated second place ahead of the final showdown with Atalanta this weekend.

Danilo D’Ambrosio and Lautaro Martinez got the goals in each half, although Napoli kept possession for long periods at San Siro.

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Tuesday July 28 2020
Marotta: 'No Tonali or Messi talks'

Beppe Marotta discusses Inter negotiations for Alexis Sanchez, Sandro Tonali and why getting Leo Messi is not ‘sustainable.’

The game with Napoli kicks off at 20.45 UK time (19.45 GMT), click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

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Friday July 24 2020
Messi father sparks Inter rumours

There is a rumour doing the rounds in Italy that Lionel Messi’s father is preparing the Barcelona hero for a transfer to Inter after purchasing a home in Milan.

It first emerged on Radio Rai, then Tuttomercatoweb and found its way on to the front page of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

There is some truth to it, namely that Messi’s father Jorge is purchasing a house in Italy, specifically in Milan.

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