Jamie Carragher explains why Liverpool won't 'go anywhere near' Lionel Messi transfer

Sport Jamie Carragher explains why Liverpool won't 'go anywhere near' Lionel Messi transfer One report on Friday claimed Messi had already agreed personal terms with Man City - and after Jurgen Klopp said Liverpool had 'no chance' of landing him, Carragher has outlined why Share Gareth Bicknell Overnight sport reporter 01:40, 29 AUG 2020 Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now

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Jamie Carragher has outlined why Liverpool 'won't go anywhere near' Lionel Messi as anticipation builds over the superstar's potential exit from Barcelona .

Manchester City appear to lead the race, with one report from Argentina having claimed on Friday that Messi has already agreed terms with Pep Guardiola's side.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said he would love to sign Messi when quizzed about the Barca forward ahead of Saturday's Community Shield clash against Arsenal .

But Klopp insisted the Premier League champions have "no chance" of landing the Argentine ace because of the huge finances involved - and Carragher agrees.

"I don’t think Liverpool will go anywhere near that situation," the former Reds defender told Sky Sports. Lionel Messi would suit Manchester City's style more than Liverpool's (Image: REUTERS) Read More