Manchester City will reportedly opt against making a move for Barcelona star Lionel Messi.
Messi, 33, sensationally requested to leave Barca during the close season, but ended up staying with the LaLiga giants.
Still, talk about his future continues, with City the most strongly linked.
TOP STORY – MAN CITY WON'T TRY TO SIGN MESSI
Manchester City will not try to sign Barcelona star Messi, Spanish football expert Semra Hunter told Sky Sports News.
The report says Messi's age and wage demands are a major reason the Premier League giants will not pursue him.
Messi, a six-time Ballon d'Or winner, is out of contract at the end of the season.
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