Inter Miami owner David Beckham has been talking about the possibility of Lionel Messi swapping Inter Miami for Barcelona at some point and admits he’d love to have some of the game’s biggest stars at his club.
Messi’s future remains the subject of much speculation with the captain out of contract at the end of the season. There have been reports that Messi, and Luis Suarez, could be tempted by a move to MLS, and in particular, Inter Miami at some point in the future.
Here’s what Beckham makes of it all:
“I know that in Miami our fans want to see big stars,” he said.
“We already have players like Gonzalo Higuaín and Blaise Matuidi, but in the future we want to have the opportunity to bring in big names.
“Leo and Cristiano have been mentioned, they have been at the top of their game and they have been the best for the last 15 years.
“We want to attract the best players. Miami has a great power of attraction and these are the players we want to bring here.”
Messi has also been linked with moves to Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, although recent rumors have suggested he is currently “much more open to staying” at the Camp Nou.
The captain is expected to chat about his future with the club’s next president after the upcoming elections and has said previously he’ll wait until the end of the season to make a decision.