One of the greatest footballer in the world Lionel Messi wouldn’t fit in at Real Madrid at this present moment, according to wonder kid Marco Asensio.Also Read - Barcelona Fans Spit at Coach Ronald Koeman's Vehicle, Club Forced to Issue Statement
Messi, who is the five times Ballon d’Or winner, has been consistently compared to Los Blancos forward Cristiano Ronaldo, with the pair seen as the best two players in the world, but Asensio believes the set-up at Madrid is already good enough without the potential addition of the Argentina international. Also Read - El Clasico: Real Beat Barca 2-1, Add to Pressure on Koeman
Asensio is happy with the Madrid squad as is and when asked if Messi would fit in at Madrid, the 21 year told Marca: “Not right now. The equipment is very good as it is. If we stay as we are, it’s perfect.” Also Read: Cristiano Ronaldo ‘wants to leave’ Real Madrid after being accused of tax fraud: Reports Also Read - Barcelona vs Real Madrid Live Streaming La Liga Santander in India: When and Where to Watch BAR vs RM Live Stream Football Match Online on Voot, Jio TV; Telecast on MTV
Messi silenced the Santiago Bernabeu faithful during the final El Clasico of the campaign as he scored twice in a 3-2 win for the visitors. However, Real Madrid claimed La Liga title and UEFA Champions League trophy at the end of the season.
Asensio made 23 league appearances for Madrid in 2016-17, scoring three goals, however, Madrid’s attacking midfielder has been linked with a move away from the La Liga giants, but is expected to sign a new deal with Los Blancos.