Manchester City ace John Stones rates Lionel Messi as the world’s best player but doesn’t fear Barcelona star
John Stones is relishing the opportunity to take on ‘the best player in the world’ Lionel Messi when Manchester City take on Barcelona at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night.
The England international, who joined Pep Guardiola at the Etihad from Everton during the summer, places the Argentine above all others in the world game and is looking forward to the challenge of dealing with him.
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