"It's All Getting Messy"
Via the telephones and other communication lines, this somehow translated into: 'Get Messi.' An offer was made for Lionel Messi of about £30 million. Needless to say, it was rejected.
2008-09 seems to be when it all turned around at Manchester City.
Messi or not, they seemed to get their communication issues in order and began building from the inside out.