Lionel Messi is getting closer to PSG every day. Facing the media this Sunday, the recent winner of the Copa America said goodbye to Barça and confirmed the probability of seeing him in Ligue 1 this season.
Lionel Messi confirms talks with PSG
Three days after the press release of FC Barcelona announcing the end of their common history, Lionel Messi appeared before the press this Sunday to say goodbye to his club of heart. Announced with insistence to Paris Saint-Germain, the Argentine star confirmed the discussions with Nasser Al-Khelaïfi and Leonardo, but assures that nothing is yet closed regarding his future.
“PSG is a possibility, but today there is nothing concluded. When the press release came out, I received several calls from interested clubs. For now, nothing is closed yet, everything is open. We are discussing,” said the former Barcelona captain. But the media still says that Messi will soon sign with Paris Saint-Germain. The case is even almost settled between the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner and the club of the capital.
Lionel Messi expected in Paris this Sunday
The arrival of Lionel Messi in Paris Saint-Germain is confirmed more and more. After twenty-one years of good and loyal services, the Argentine international will continue his career in Ligue 1. According to the information disclosed this Sunday by the newspaper The Team, the former teammate of Antoine Griezmann is expected in Paris to pass his medical this evening or Monday morning. According to several concordant sources, Messi will sign a lease of two seasons plus one in option with the French vice-champion.
Regarding the salary, the Pulga will receive between €35 million and €40 million per season according to various publications. The Argentine journalist Veronica Brunati even announced earlier today that PSG is planning a press conference to present Messi this Monday.