Former Barcelona playmaker, Lionel Messi, has named both Manchester United and Chelsea among his top picks to lift the Champions League trophy this season. The Paris Saint-Germain playmaker made the case in the amidst the pressure on Ligue 1 giants to vanquish Europe for the absolute first time in their history.
PSG, who are one of the greatest spending clubs in Europe have frequently missed the mark in the opposition as of late.
In any case, they lay a marker as of late when they outflanked Man City to get an enormous 2-0 over the EPL champions in the group stage fixture.
And keeping in mind that Messi battles PSG have the ability to lift the title, they should be careful about other European forces to be reckoned with calculating to be delegated champions.
As per the six-time Ballon d’Or champ, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are among his top picks to truck home the renowned prize. It just so happens, the Lionel Messi censured previous club Barcelona in his rundown of top picks, putting rivals Real Madrid ahead of Barcelona.
This is what he had to say as cited by Metro UK.
”It is true that the center of attention is on PSG, but there are other very strong teams, such as Chelsea, the Machester teams (United and City), Real Madrid, who always responds, Inter Milan, Bayern.
That is what makes me say that we are still one step back compared to all these clubs, who have more collective experience than us.”