With Lionel Messi's unhappiness with the Barcelona board and the fact that he is yet to renew his contract with the Catalans, former Nerazzurri president Massimo Moratti has claimed that signing the Argentine will not be a forbidden dream for Inter Milan.
Messi's contract with Barcelona runs till 2021 but there is an exit clause in his current terms that will allow him to walk away at the end of the 2019-20 campaign, with the likes of Manchester City and Inter once again being credited with interest.
Moratti, who once lured Ronaldo to Milan from Barcelona, believes there is an outside chance of Messi being talked into joining eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo in Serie A.
"Messi is at the end of his contract and it would certainly be attempted to bring him home. I don't know if this situation will change anything, but I think we will see strange things at the end of the year."
Inter's Argentine striker Lautaro Martinez has been heavily linked with Barcelona and Moratti said: "He is a very good lad, he cares about his career, but as I said before, we have to see if it's part of an operation for bigger players like Messi."