Inter Milan eye move for Lionel Messi to rival Ronaldo at Juventus

The Milan based side have set their attention on the Argentine skipper in their quest to challenge for the Serie A title.

Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Juventus from Real Madrid for a £88million after nine years at the Bernabeau.

But now Inter are said to be plotting an audacious swoop for his fierce rival, according to interesting comments made by Pirelli CEO - and Inter fan - Marco Tronchetti Provera.

The quotes led to a front page story for Tuttosport on Tuesday as Tronchetti Provera suggested Suning, the club's owners, want to make a 'huge signing'.

'I hope that Suning, once Financial Fair Play will allow it, can make a huge signing,' said the CEO.

'Messi? How can you say no to Messi?'

Now back in the Champions League, Inter are building towards a serious assault on titles both domestically and in European competition and Messi would provide a huge boost in belief.

With both players approaching the tail end of their careers, there may be a temptation for the Argentine to try his hand outside of Spain.

Having lost Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain last summer for a world record deal, Barcelona will have no desires to sell their biggest star and asset and that is the biggest obstacle for the Italian side.


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