Arrived at the end of his commitment last June 30, Lionel Messi will finally not extend with Barça. For the continuation of his career, the former Barcelona striker is announced in the plans of PSG, Manchester City, MLS and Argentina. For his part, the player already has an idea of his next destination.
Mercato PSG : Lionel Messi to sign for Paris SG
As soon as the press release from Barcelona announcing their divorce became official, Lionel Messi took matters into his own hands to find a new place to live. Indeed, according to information from RMC Sport and The Athletic, the Argentine star has personally called the Parisian coach Mauricio Pochettino, triggering discussions with the management of the club of the French capital. This Friday, the newspaper Marca assures that even if nothing has been agreed between the two parties, Lionel Messi will continue his career in Paris Saint-Germain.
Attracted by the Parisian project and the possibility of playing with friends and relatives as Neymar, Angel Di Maria, Leandro Paredes, Marco Verratti, Sergio Ramos without counting the presence of his compatriot on the bench, the seven-time Golden Ball winner wants to join the Reds and Blues. At almost 34 years old, the native of Rosario wants to offer PSG its first Champions League. Therefore, he will not listen to offers from Manchester City, the United States and his country where Newell’s Old Boys, the club where he began his career as a junior (1994-2000), would like to see him return.
Close agreement between Messi and PSG
The Madrid publication indicates that at present, the French vice-champion is the favorite to get Lionel Messi in the next few days. Negotiations are already underway and are progressing well. According to information released in recent hours by journalist Josep Pedrerol on the set of the program El Chiringuito, Paris Saint-Germain and Messi are close to an agreement. The Iberian publication even assures that the Pulga could even land in Paris “in the coming hours.”