The 23-year-old Spanish professional football says the comparison between him and Messi at the early stage of his career.


The 23-year-old Spanish international and former Barcelona attacker believe the comparison between him and Messi hurt his chances of getting success with the La Liga giants.

In this January transfer window, the Spanish attacker joins the AC Milan squad from Everton on Loan and he is playing some impressive football for them.

Barcelona is his boyhood club but still, he spends his time on loan to Sevilla and in Everton, but in 2015 he completes a permanent move to Everton.

According to the 23-year-old being compared with the Argentine superstar, Lionel Messi created some magical from him at the club.

He said: "It was more harmful than beneficial,"

"Normally I don't read the newspapers, but I remember a headline well and it ended up hurting me because there were too many expectations on me from Barcelona fans.

"There is only one Messi."

In his time at Barcelona, he has only made only six competitive appearances for them, and he has made more successful appearances for Sevilla and Everton and now in Milan.