UCL: Piers Morgan gives damning verdict on Lionel Messi’s quality after Bayern defeat
Piers Morgan, the popular British media personality and writer says Barcelona talisman, Lionel Messi is overrated following last night 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in Lisbon, Portugal.
“Lionel Messi is overrated” according to the message on Piers Morgan‘s social media handle this morning following the last night humiliating defeat of Barcelona.
The British journalist and Arsenal fan is popular for his blunt and harsh opinions on popular matters.
Bayern Munich and Barcelona faced off in the quarter-final of this season UEFA Champions League in Portugal and Bavaria defeated Barcelona by eight goals to two.
Barcelona loanee Philip Coutinho came on late in the second half to add two more goals to condemned his parent team to one of its heaviest defeats since its formation.
Coutinho is looking at moving back to England when his loan in Germany expired with Barcelona willing to cash in on the Brazilian attacker.
He left Liverpool three years ago in a deal worth €160M to joining the Catalans giant.
Arsenal is the favorite to land the Brazilian on-loan or permanently this summer as he is willing to return to the English Premier League.
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If he decides to join Arsenal, he will be playing alongside trio of Brazilian players David Luiz, Gabriel Martinelli and new signing Willian Borges.
Bayern Munich will play the team that qualifies between Manchester City and Lyon today in their quarter-final game.
The Germany giant is the clear favorite to win this year’s Champions League trophy alongside Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City.