- Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich could be on his way to Barcelona this summer
- Barcelona star Lionel Messi wants the Catalans to sign the 23-year-old German
- Messi believes the defender will help Barcelona in their campaign next season
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has reportedly told the club's chiefs to launch massive £70m transfer deal to sign Bayern Munich defender Joshua Kimmich this summer.
The German player is regarded as one of the hottest prospects in the Bundesliga, and Lionel Messi wants to play with him in the same squad at the Nou Camp next season.
Despite being only 23-years-old, he’s already racked up 121 appearances for Bayern Munich.
According to the report by Don Balon, Lionel Messi was impressed with Kimmich's performances against Real Madrid in the Champions League semi final.
He sent shock waves around the Bernebeu having put Bayern 1-0 up on the night after just three minutes although his side were sent out of the competition.
Barcelona have already won the 2017/18 Copa del Rey title and also the La Liga title and Lionel Messi has been telling the club some players he will love to play with next season.
Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Argentine football star Lionel Messi reportedly told Barcelona chiefs to sign Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah at the end of the ongoing season in Europe.
This season, Mohamed Salah has been in sparkling form for Liverpool and he is currently the man of the moment in the Premier League.
He has also qualified the Reds for the final of the Champions League where they will face Real Madrid.
Top 5 Triumphant Returns after ACL Injury - FIFA World Cup | Naij.com TV