Klopp: No chance on Liverpool bid for Messi

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said there is “no chance” the club will sign Barcelona captain Lionel Messi this summer.

Messi has told Barca he wants to leave the club and sources have told ESPN that Pep Guardiola and Messi spoke on the phone last week to discuss the possibility of him moving to Manchester City.

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When asked whether he would be interested in signing Messi, Klopp replied: “Interest? Yeah, who doesn’t want Messi in their team.

“But no chance. The numbers are absolutely not for us. But….good player. It would make it even more difficult to beat them [Manchester City].

“For the Premier League, it would be great. I would like to see it but I’m not sure if I will.”