Messi reveals Premier League appeal
"The football in England is great, just as it is in Spain," Messi told UEFA's official website.
"But for now I'm very settled and feel really valued at Barcelona. I know the Premier League is a great league, but Barcelona is a big part of my life and I'm not thinking of anything else. "With time, we'll see. You never know."
The Argentine international's revelation will undoubtedly alert the Premier League's cash-rich high-fliers, including Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City.
Mark Hughes' Blues failed with an audacious £100 million bid to lure Kaka from AC Milan to Eastlands in January, having already signed Robinho from Real Madrid for £32.5 million last summer.
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