A poor performance at Russian Federation 2018 could see Messi vanish again, though, according to the man himself.
"I've said many times that my dream is to play at Newell's but I don't know what will happen, and a part of that doubt is due to the way the country is at the moment".
According to Marca, City also offered the 30-year-old a mouth-watering £850,000-a-week to reunite with former boss Pep Guardiola.
The five-time Ballon d'Or victor recently signed a new deal with Barcelona that runs to 2021.
Barcelona want a quick deal done between all parties to ensure that they don't have to pay over the odds if Coutinho has an outstanding World Cup for Brazil next summer.
Call of Duty: WW2 Winter Siege Event Begins Tomorrow
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Deadline for Aadhar Card linking
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Fire damages Rupert Murdoch estate
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Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has sensationally declared that he and his Argentina teammates will "have to disappear" if they fail to take their last chance of winning the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.
"I have come to understand that the season is long and that some periods are more important than others", he explained during an interview with TyC Sports.
"Today we are some distance from being champions, but there is time for us to prepare".
Have your say in the comments section below and on our Facebook page. "It hurts not to be a champion".
Having qualified for next year's World Cup in Russia, Sampaoli recently said he was going to consider calling up Higuain again.