No deal! Not the Christmas present Chelsea fans hoped for

All this talk about Lionel Messi potentially moving to Chelsea recently may seem like complete rubbish to some.

Why would Barcelona sell one of the greatest players in their history and, arguably, the best player in the world?

And anyone rich enough to sign him would be risking breaking Financial Fair Play rulings because he’s so expensive both in fees and wages.

And that’s exactly what Blues boss Jose Mourinho has said in an interview with Claire Balding, which is due to be aired on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

He has ruled out any possibility of signing him and claims Barcelona aren’t even interested in selling…