Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has responded to reports that he tried to sign FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.
Messi broke out under the tutelage of Guardiola, where club won the treble in the 2008-2009 season.
Recent reports from Spain suggest that Man City agreed to meet Messi's buyout clause of -, but the Citizens manager has distanced himself from trying to sign Messi.
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