Lionel Messi is no Cristiano Ronaldo… Man City should forget about him – Emmanuel Petit | Football | Sport
“Honestly, I don’t think he’s suited to the intensity of England,” he said.
“He doesn’t like being closed down and being fought. In Spain, he’s protected.
“It would be a pleasure for English fans to see him but I don’t see why a club like Manchester City, for example, would move for Messi at 32 or 33.
“If City wanted to buy him, they should have tried to do it a couple of years ago.