'Lionel Messi Wouldn't Get In Any Of The Premier League Top Six Right Now'
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Danny Mills has sensationally claimed that NONE of the Premier League top six would take Lionel Messi right now.
Messi, 35, endured a difficult debut season at Paris Saint-Germain following his move from Barcelona, scoring just 11 goals across all competitions.
At times, he struggled in Ligue 1 after supposedly turning down the chance to play in England's top flight.
Former Premier League full-back Mills doesn't think any of the top six would take the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner right now.
Mills, though, hailed Messi as the greatest footballer he's ever seen - but isn't convinced he'd get in the likes of Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham.
"Would you take Lionel Messi right now? Probably not," he said on talkSPORT.
🤔 “Would you take Lionel Messi right now? Probably not…”— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) July 5, 2022
❌ “Man City? No. Liverpool? No. Spurs? I don’t think they would.”
Danny Mills doesn’t think any of the Premier League top six would take Lionel Messi right now pic.twitter.com/SmTj1Fg5Rw
Needless to say, Mills' assessment of Messi sent social media wild.
One tweeted: "Is he at the wind up? I would take Messi in a heartbeat and I'm a Tottenham fan."
A second wrote: "Only for commercial reasons. To sell shirts. Apart from that, no. None of them would take him."
A third added: "This has to be a joke. Messi walks into every single team in the world."
A fourth commented: "Surely this isn’t serious?! You could maybe, just maybe make a case for Man City. But he absolutely walks into Tottenham side surely."
The idea of Messi playing in the Premier League has always been a fascinating discussion.
His impressive goal-scoring record against English clubs in the Champions League suggests he'd be a huge success in the league.
Though Mills believes the Argentine doesn't get in any of the Premier League top six right now.
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