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Suning dream of taking Messi to Inter

By stemiles196 • a week ago • 906 views • 312 comments

It was the dream of former Inter president Massimo Moratti to one day bring Lionel Messi to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, however the fiscal climate of football changed and that was never possible, yet years after the Italian left the club, their current owners, the Suning Group, share the very same dream.

The summer of 2020 is perhaps the most unusual period the world has faced since the end of the Second World War in societal terms, yet far less importantly there has also been the dramatic impact COVID-19 has had on sport.

What was initially clear was that football clubs would be hugely impacted from a financial perspective with them losing a large portion of their income through ticket sales, stadium tours and promotional pre-season tours.

Barcelona are a team that has been severely impacted and their financial problems are well documented, whilst Real Madrid have a more stable platform but are being incredibly careful as they have embarked on a huge redevelopment project at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

However, what is even more alarming for Los Cules is Messi's happiness, or lack of it, at how things are currently developing at his club.

After the LaLiga Santander season finished the Argentine forward launched a stinging attack on the running of the club, as well as the performances of the team and warned that Napoli would eliminate them from the Champions League if things didn't change, and change quickly.

Now, these comments from the usually mild-mannered Messi are eye catching, especially because he has tended to keep such outbursts private during the Josep Maria Bartomeu era.

His frustrations are numerous, from the club not replacing Xavi Hernandez properly to the departure of Neymar which sent Los Cules into a tailspin from which they haven't yet recovered.

This is where Suning come in. Reports linking Messi away from the Camp Nou in previous years have always been simple to deny, simply because of the economic cost it would take.

The year 2020, though, is unusual as we previously mentioned with Financial Fair Play regulations having been suspended to help ease the burden on European clubs.

In theory this is a sensible measure, yet it doesn't take into account the small number of clubs who are owned by incredibly wealthy companies like Suning, or even states themselves, as is the case with Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.

These teams are essentially being given a free-pass to spend the money they have without recourse, at least for this summer transfer window, and with Messi not having looked willing to sign a contract renewal with the Blaugrana, an Inter move shouldn't be dismissed out of hand.

According to a report published in La Gazzetta dello Sport, Suning would be prepared to try and bring the Argentine to the club at a total operation cost of around 260 million euros.

The scale of Suning's wealth can be seen by their fiscal records from 2019 with the organisation earning 77.24 billion dollars and employing 280,000 people.

Jiangsu Suning and Inter are the company's biggest jewels from a sporting perspective, although Zhang Jindong's PP Sports holds the broadcasting rights in China for the Premier League, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and LaLiga Santander.

Zhang's son, Steven, has been entrusted with the day-to-day running of Inter and it is believed his main goal is to unseat Juventus as the dominant force in Italian football.

Antonio Conte was brought in to close the gap from a tactical perspective and he was backed in the transfer market, although the Nerazzurri had to work within FFP restrictions.

According to the club's last income statement, the 2018/19 season saw them bring in 417 million euros which was a club record.

Suning also plan to inject 1.2 billion euros into the club to fund a stadium move, with the new San Siro plans being drawn up at the present moment.

This plan would be reinforced with what AC Milan and other private entities would contribute, with the Rossoneri set to share the new ground.

Jiangsu Suning almost made a splash in the transfer market in 2019 by signing Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, but were forced to settle for the much more modest purchase of Mubarak Wakaso for four million euros.

When PP Sports mentioned the name of Messi over the last seven days, they weren't merely doing it to advertise a football match, it was just another wink in the seduction process, and whilst it's difficult to imagine it happening in 2020, Barcelona know they have a real problem on their hands with a cash-rich Suning-backed Inter.

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    Okay!

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    Thank you for the information shared, a change would be good for Messi.

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    I think inter milian is really interested to sign messi, hope Messi is going to accept the offer.

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    interesting

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    ah no..messi is just best left with Barcelona.. Im sure even he would feel weird playing for intermillan

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    Following

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    Thanks for sharing

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    Awesome article, thank you so much for sharing this with me on this platform

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    Thank you for sharing this information 

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    this is an interesting article keep us updated thank you very much

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    Interesting

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    Thanks  for the information 

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    Messi will never leave Barcelona his forever going to be there 

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    I can't wait for this move

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    It was the dream of former Inter president Massimo Moratti to one day bring Lionel Messi to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, however the fiscal climate of football changed and that was never possible, yet years after the Italian left the club, their current owners, the Suning Group, share the very same dream.

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    Following

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    Thanks for the information

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    Good to know

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    This good be a good thing great news indeed

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    GG

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    these  are interesting stories

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    that's interesting. soccer is nice thank you for the information 

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    Wow this is interesting and Very profound and rare information. I must say I’m greatly amazed at this much information and Very insightfulness in this article.
        

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    He should move

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    I can't say this or that categorically. But all i have to say is God thank you.
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    Messi will n3ver leave Barcelona for any club he retire from there 

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    Nice piece of writing there. Thanks for the update.

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    Messi is a legend 

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    Thanx for the information shared this evening with us on this platform

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    Thanks for sharing this information with us keep on updating us 

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    Very interesting thank you for sharing 

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    I really hope that Messi does not accept Milan's offer; Barcelona is good for him.

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    Thanks for sharing the details to the platform

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    Following

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    Let's wait and see what happens 

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    Thanks for sharing this news

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    thats a very crutical and interesting dream

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    Great soccer update thanks alot keep on with updating us with such great news am humbled

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    Messi has stayed alot at Barca let him move

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    Following closely

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    Fascinating article very informative and interesting 

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    Closely following

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    This plan would be reinforced with what AC Milan and other private entities would contribute, with the Rossoneri set to share the new ground.

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    FOLLOWING THANKS FOR THE UPDATE THIS IS VERY INTERESTING I MUST SAY AND HELPFUL THANKS 

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    Thanks for sharing

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    This will be a good move and at least he will have a feel of playing in another country

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    Surely this is a sunnig dream to bring Messi at Inter. Messi will never leave Barcelona. Thanks very much for sharing this information

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    Thanks for the update 

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    Thanks for sharing following 

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    Noted following closely

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    Interesting article..

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    This move would make sense 

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    interesting update

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    Following 

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    What was initially clear was that football clubs would be hugely impacted from a financial perspective with them losing a large portion of their income through ticket sales, stadium tours and promotional pre-season tours

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    Wow that's nice to share this everyone who does not know about this topic very interesting story and smashing a wonderful skill set up i usually love to read news 

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    Thank you so very much for this information, it has been very useful and worth reading

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    Following

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    Surely this is a sunnig dream to bring Messi at Inter. Messi will never leave Barcelona. Thanks very much for sharing this information.

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    Thanks for sharing

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    Intresting 

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    thank you for this wonderful update about messi thank you

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    Mess is a legend... Thank you very much sharing this information with us 

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    Happy for him at least he will experience more skills to other team

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    Awesome.

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    Wow this is interesting and Very profound and rare information. I must say I’m greatly amazed at this much information and Very insightfulness in this article.
        

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    Barcelona know they have a real problem on their hands with a cash-rich Suning-backed Inter.

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    following

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    That's why I love primes, always updating us on everything happening around the globe.

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    This is interesting 

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    Thanx for sharing the update

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    Following

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    Messi is a great icon, I pray he lives long to keep making it for Barcelona

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    This is an interesting article keep us updated thank you very much for the update 

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    following

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    wont happen

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    Interesting article 

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    Thanks for the information and update

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    Okay 

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    Me I feel bad messi should not leave barca club

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    Matches between Inter and AC Milan are known as the Derby della Madonnina after the statue of the Virgin Mary that surmounts the nearby Milan ...
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    Sadly this is the club that messi favours after barcelona so its likely that he can go there to finish his career

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    Thanks for the information contained

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    Yes aii young man it's cool through everything

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    following

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    Thank you so much for sharing this information with me and I'm looking forward to be updated more on day- to-day updates.

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    Messi started playing football as a boy and was noticed by clubs on both sides of the Atlantic. When he was 13, his family relocated ...
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    Wow what a dream realised at the end of it all thanks alot for the timely update

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    Following

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    Long live messi

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    Well I hope the very best happens for messi

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    Interesting 

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    His dream has come true I guess

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    Following 

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    Thanks for sharing

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    Barcelona are a team that has been severely impacted and their financial problems are well documented.

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    Following the news

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    Thanks for sharing

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    Thanks for sharing

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    Following

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    Interesting news 

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    It’ is really good for Messi 

    too bad for Barcelona 

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    Thanks for sharing

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    Thanks for the implementation 

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    Thanks for the update

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    This is very nice for him thank you so much for sharing this important information let's keep updating on the happenings

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    that's interesting. soccer is nice thank you for the information 

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    Yes aii everything is f**king crazy babe

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    Thanks for the sharing of information please keep updating the website

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    Following 

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    Let it just be a dream

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    Following 

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