Petit warns Man City, United against signing Barcelona captain – Messi is not Ronaldo


Previous Barcelona midfielder, Emmanuel Petit, has said that the playing long stretches of Lionel Messi are numbered.

Petit cautioned Manchester United and Newcastle City against marking the Argentine, including that a move for Messi will has neither rhyme nor reason.

The previous France global said City and United ought to disregard marking Messi, saying that the player isn’t worked for the Premier League like Cristiano Ronaldo was.

Petit went through three years at Arsenal and Chelsea and a year at Barca.

He stated: “Truly, I don’t believe he’s fit to the power of England,” as indicated by the Mirror.

“He doesn’t care for being shut down and being battled. In Spain, he’s secured.”

Petit clarified that however it would be a delight for aficionados of the Premier League to see Messi, he doesn’t perceive any reason why a club like Manchester City , for instance, would move for Messi at 32 or 33.

He said if City and United needed to sign the Barcelona star, they ought to have done so several years back.

“Messi isn’t Cristiano Ronaldo. Truly, he’s not a similar machine, he included.

“Ronaldo is a beast yet, at 32, Messi has just a couple of more years playing at the most elevated level.

“In any event, playing nearby extraordinary players at Barca, he won’t have a similar pace or the spilling capacity.