With Manchester City eyeing a return to the top of the Premier League, ESPN FC’s Craig Burley, Frank Leboeuf and Mark Ogden examine if adding Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly would vault the club ahead of Liverpool and Europe’s elite. Ogden weighs in the latest on Messi’s standoff with Barcelona, saying Man City « have confidence » the Argentine star will indeed leave for Manchester. In reference to Koulibaly, Ogden says a centre-back with experience is what City are after and the Napoli man fits the bill perfectly.
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