Lionel Messi said goodbye to FC Barcelona this Sunday during a press conference. Announced with insistence to PSG, the Argentine striker gave a clue about his next destination.
Lionel Messi wants to win the LDC again
After 21 years of good and loyal service and 810 matches in all competitions, Lionel Messi leaves Barcelona at the end of his contract. After the official statement of the Catalan club announcing the failure of the procedure of registration of his extension with La Liga, the Argentine international said goodbye to the club of his heart this Sunday in the Camp Nou. If the rumors evoke the possibility of seeing the Pulga join the American league or return to Argentina with Newell’s Old Boys, where he played from 1994 to 2000, the seven-time Golden Ball assures that he dreams of winning another Champions League.
“People in Barcelona know me and know that I am a winner. I want to continue being competitive, winning the Champions League again and other titles. This will be one of my goals with my next club,” said Messi in a press conference. In other words, the native of Rosario totally excludes joining an exotic destination at 34 years. The way is now clear for PSG, Manchester City having already declared out of the race for the native of Rosario.
Mercato PSG : Messi expected in Paris
According to information from the daily The Team, Lionel Messi is expected in Paris this Sunday evening. After the agreement reached between his representatives and Leonardo, sporting director of Paris Saint-Germain, the former captain of FC Barcelona will pass his medical examination tonight or Monday morning. According to the same source, he will sign a three-year contract (with an optional season) with a salary of 40 million euros. After La Liga and Barça, Messi will join Paris SG and further enrich the Ligue 1 this season.