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VIDEO: Tata Martino Believes Lionel Messi Has The Attributes To Play In England… It’s Up To Him If He Moves

VIDEO: Tata Martino Believes Lionel Messi Has The Attributes To Play In England… It’s Up To Him If He Moves

Will we ever see Lionel Messi, arguably the best player ever, grace the Premier League?

It seems unlikely given his loyalty to Barcelona, but not entirely impossible.

Some would argue that while the Argentina playmaker is in a class of his own, he doesn’t have the physical attributes to survive a single season in England’s top flight.

Messi’s international coach, Tata Martino doesn’t agree with this, however, and thinks the forward has the ability to do whatever he wants with his career.

By Stuart Hynd – @supers0nic_

Argentina are gearing up for friendlies against Portugal and Croatia in London and Manchester this week, with the blue and whites using West Ham’s training facilities to prepare.

The current Argentina squad is of course blessed with Premier League experience with Sergio Aguero, Angel Di Maria and Pablo Zabaleta currently plying their trade there.

But, what of the main man, what of Lionel Messi?

Well Martino believes the ball is in his court and should Messi decide to ever move to England, he would succeed:

Tata also spoke about Carlos Tevez’s return to the international scene:

 

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