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Who could join Lionel Messi at Inter Miami?

Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami are soaking up the limelight as one of the main protagonists in the summer transfer window.

Amid worldwide expectations of a blockbuster reunion with Barcelona, outgoing Paris Saint-Germain superstar Lionel Messi shocked the world by announcing he would be heading to Florida instead.

Although his father-agent Jorge Messi held talks with the Blaugrana chief Joan Laporta two days ago to work on his return to Camp Nou, La Pulga has other plans for his immediate future.

He will soon become the latest football icon to swap Europe for MLS to join David Beckham’s Miami in one of the most sensational moves this summer.

But he may not be the only Barcelona legend to don the Herons jersey this year.

Yesterday’s report took stock of the north American’s crafty idea to persuade the 35-year-old to turn down a stratospheric contract offer from Saudi Pro League outfit Al-Hilal.

Messi’s arrival is part of an ambitious project that could see Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba move to Miami to reunite with their former comrade for one last dance on the football pitch.

Both players are on their way out of La Liga after helping Barcelona recover domestic glory in 2022/23, with Miami ready to move them across the ocean.

Spanish media outlet Marca opened the door for this romantic reunion a year ago.

Although it first looked like a bedtime story, Beckham took the report seriously, using every tool at his disposal to turn a dream into reality.

He is even close to appointing ex-Barca manager Gerardo Tata Martino as the new chief of staff at DRV PNK Stadium.

There’s one missing piece of the puzzle.

Luis Suarez, the man who forged a formidable attacking partnership with Messi during their stellar Camp Nou adventure, is the final piece of the jigsaw.

The Uruguayan striker was on Inter’s radar after exiting Atletico Madrid in 2022, but the deal fell through as he re-signed for his boyhood club Nacional Montevideo.

After leading his team to the Primeira Division title during his short-term stint at Gran Parque Central, the 36-year-old switched to Gremio last January.

Despite being handed a two-year contract in Porto Alegre, there’s no way he’d reject Miami’s call, especially with Messi & co awaiting him with their arms wide open.

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