The Sun has reported that Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi is in talks over an incredible switch to Manchester City, which could earn the 28-year-old a staggering £800,000-a-week.

The Sun believes Messi could earn around £40 million a year.

Messi's current deal at the Nou Camp ends in 2018, and City understands that Messi is willing to end his 11 year stint at Barcelona.

Barca are also believed to be open to offers for Messi of around £120 million.

The Sun has also reported that Messi is believed to be offended by the fact that Barcelona have prioritised the renewal of Neymar's contract over his.