Lionel Messi may be set to reignite his rivalry with Cristiano Ronaldo in Italy after the Barcelona superstar emerged as a shock target for Inter Milan.
Ronaldo’s nine-year rivalry with Messi in LaLiga ended this summer, with the Portugal captain leaving Real Madrid for Juventus in a £88m transfer.
But just weeks after leaving the Santiago Bernabeu, speculation has already begun over the pair resuming their battle in Serie A.
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The rumour comes from Marco Tronchetti Provera, the CEO of Pirelli and long-time sponsors of Inter, who claims the club’s owners Suning could launch a monster bid for Messi, according to TuttoSport.
“I hope that Suning, once Financial Fair Play will allow it, can make a huge signing,” Provera said.