Barcelona is reportedly ‘hatching a strategy’ to pair Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in a dream frontline, though the idea may have a hidden agenda.
Messi and Ronaldo are without a doubt two of the best football players of all time. Over the last dozen years, the two have competed head-to-head for the title of world’s top player. When Ronaldo was at Real Madrid, the rivalry may have aided each player in reaching new heights. Both superstars were averaging over 50 goals per season in the mid-2010s.
Despite the fact that their abilities have begun to decline in their 30s, both athletes are still formidable offensive threats.
Last summer, Messi’s future at the Camp Nou was called into question, but no one should be surprised if he stays with Barcelona for the rest of his career.
Ronaldo, on the other hand, may be moving shortly. In the midst of Turin’s misery, the Portuguese legend has been linked with a sensational comeback to Manchester United.
After a rare trophyless season last year, the club is in the midst of a rebuild. With Ronaldo at 36 and only one more season left on his Juventus contract, the moment may be perfect to recoup a fee and remove him from the books.
Antoine Griezmann, Phillippe Coutinho, and Sergi Roberto, all of Barca, might be used as makeweights in a trade.
Any of their departures would relieve the financial strain caused by Ronaldo’s salary. Furthermore, it would reduce the cost of bending Juventus’ arm.
Barcelona’s objectives, on the other hand, aren’t only about football…
Dreams are sparked by financial opportunities.
One of the reasons for the bold proposal is their current financial difficulties.