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Lionel Messi could play in the Premier League, he may feel it's time for a change - Kaka

Kaka believes Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona and doesn't think he would have any problem making the transition from the La Liga to the Premier League given his unique talents.

Six-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi was incensed by recent comments from sporting director Eric Abidal, who questioned whether some players showed full commitment under former head coach Ernesto Valverde.

A scathing response from Messi bypassed official club channels as he took Abidal to task on Instagram, and that raised the question of whether the record-breaking forward remains happy at Barcelona.

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He has spent his entire professional career with the Catalan giants and is by a long distance their all-time leading goalscorer and closing in on Xavi's appearances record.