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Report: Barca Chase Argentina Star After Messi Praise

Report: FC Barcelona Barca Chase Argentina Star After Lionel Messi Praise

By David Kappel - Jun 05, 2018 06:29 PM @kappilinho

One of Lionel Messi's Argentina teammates recently impressed the superstar, and FC Barcelona are now reportedly chasing the starlet who could become something of a World Cup sensation.

Read: Reports: Barca Want To Sell Seven Players

Albiceleste winger Cristian Pavon assisted Messi's third goal in Argentina's 4-0 win over Haiti last week, and impressed many pundits and fans with his fine performance in the match.

The 22-year-old, who has previously been linked with Arsenal, is currently on the books of Boca Juniors, but reports in Argentina have now linked him with a move to the Blaugrana.

According to Argentine journalist Leo Paradizo, who spoke to Radio Continental, as cited by AS, Barca have made contact with Boca after Messi's recent words of praise for the winger.

"I've found a new partner in Pavon, he's a really good player," Messi said after the win over Haiti.

"He's very quick and is different to what we have in the squad.

"With the qualities he has, Pavon could really be an important player for the national team. He's not only really quick, but his decision-making is also excellent."

Read: 'Messi Is Football's Big Lie!'

Pavon, who finished as the top assist provider in Boca's title-winning campaign in Argentina’s Superliga, has revealed that it would be a "dream" to play alongside Messi for Argentina, and is considered by many as a players who could potentially surprise at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, which could see his price tag skyrocket.

Do you think Barca could do with another winger in the squad? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Faysal Joined: 14 Feb 2011
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Faysal Jun 06, 2018 09:54 PM
Sign him
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MASHUPING Jun 06, 2018 08:40 AM
@ceza@1010 Have u ever heard Messi say he wants that player at Barca and that he doesn't want Saures @ Barca, these are only speculations by editors. They are only speculations, if not, they would have quoted him say those things with his bare mouth. Watch out, you are being fed propaganda
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ko mokokotlo Jun 06, 2018 07:56 AM
@ceza@1010 i don`t mean to argue some of your points but can you really bring a tangible statement where messi said he did not want dennis suarez? we really need to put this issue in a magnified way as most of us will agree that some of the players do not fit the standard of football at bacca like gomes, suarez, alcacer and many more and we also need to note that messi just praised the player but did not say he wants him at bacca
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Matayitayi Jun 06, 2018 05:18 AM
He must prove himself in Russia before going to Catalunya republic
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ceza@1010 Jun 05, 2018 10:08 PM
What I noticed is the fact that Messi doesnt like Portugise players at Bacca! remember the last time at Bacca he said the coach must not include denis suarez in the Bacca squad,now he want his country man and besides his portugise team mates he preferes spanish players rather than players feom Portugal. ITS WHAT I NOTICED ! I LIKE MESSI AS HIS FAN. IF U LYK HIM TOO BUT CAN NOT SEE WHAT I NOTICED . . . .U CAN CALL ME NAMES THEN , I DON'T CARE . UP THE BUCS
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clemz7 Jun 05, 2018 09:43 PM
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