Lionel Messi blocked Barcelona raid for Juventus ace Paulo Dybala - report
That’s according to Spanish news outlet Diario Gol who say the Argentine superstar would offer too much competition in the Barcelona first XI.
Dybala is seven years younger than Messi and plays in his preferred position.
Diario Gol say Barca bigwigs were keen to secure his services - but Messi vetoed the deal.
It’s suggested Dybala is keen to quit Turin for Catalonia.
However, he’s grudgingly accepted a move doesn’t look likely while Messi wields so much influence at the club.
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