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Barca's Laporta: Messi is not for sale at any price

March 27, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has insisted that Argentine forward Lionel Messi is not for sale at any price.

Manchester City and Chelsea have been linked with world record bids for the Camp Nou favourite in the summer, but Barca will not consider any offer.

Messi's performances this season have cemented his reputation as one of the world's finest players and Laporta feels such accolades are a testimony to the club's policy of nurturing young talent.

The 21-year-old, ...

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