Leo Messi Joins PSG.
Leo Messi is joining the French club PSG on a two years contract. Jorge Messi and Messi’s lawyers have received the official contract from PSG today morning after the talks started last Thursday. Paris Saint-Germain is offering two years and one-year options to extend the agreement until June 2024. PSG is offering €35m salary net per season but with add ons included. The news about €50m salaries was just fake. Leo Messi is ready to accept. Moreover, he’ll sign with PSG after checking the contract and final details in the next hours. Messi and PSG are now planning for Leo’s travel. Medicals will be next week and the official unveiling will be in Paris as expected. And the different sources say that PSG has booked Effiel tower for the 10th of August.
Link To Other Clubs?
Noone of the clubs approached Lionel Messi. Two of the clubs were expected to be in the race. Manchester City and PSG. But, Manchester City’s manager Pep Guardiola in the press conference said that they had gone for Jack Grealish. Moreover, he said they haven’t thought of Messi, currently. So, due to the withdrawal from Manchester City, PSG remained alone in the race. And, Leo Messi is almost a PSG player now. It’s just a matter of time. The deal will be final in some days.
Messi Left Barca For PSG After 21 Years
The greatest legend of the club has left Barcelona. Due to the La Liga financial fair play policy, Barcelona start man couldn’t continue for the Blaugrana. As per La Liga, only 70% of the club’s total income could be spent on salaries. But, Barca exceeded the amount. Due, to which Barcelona couldn’t keep Lionel Messi even after Messi accepted the 50% pay cut. After serving the club for 16 years, Messi will be joining the French club PSG. On the other hand, Barcelona rejected €270M financial aid from La Liga which could terminate the project European Super League. So, due to the financial issue, Barcelona has to release their favorite player as a free agent.
Messi Farewell And The Last Words From Leo Messi
Leo Messi: “The news about Barça and Laporta asking me for a 30% salary reduction on Thursday is absolutely fake. It’s a lie. I offered to reduce my contract by 50%, and then they didn’t ask me for anything else”.
Leo Messi: “The pic with Paris Saint-Germain was a coincidence, completely. I was there with my friends. We decided to take a photo. They told me: ‘Come to Paris!’ but it was just a joke, we were on holiday”
Leo Messi confirms: “PSG is a possibility, yes. At the moment it is not confirmed. I received a lot of calls after the Barcelona statement. We’re talking about it”
Lionel Messi confirms: “My new contract was done. All done. I wanted to stay and when I come back from holidays, it was done then it’s how Laporta explained it. At the last minute, with everything with La Liga, it couldn’t happen”.
Messi: “I was convinced to stay here in Barcelona. This is my home, our home. I wanted to stay at Barça and it was the plan. And today, I’ve to say goodbye after my entire life here”.
Free Agents That PSG Signed This Season
PSG did one of the biggest signings ever in the history of football. They signed Ramos, Messi, and Donarumma as a free agent this summer. Moreover, they also signed Achraf Hakimi with a transfer fee of €70 million. Furthermore, they have renewed Neymar’s contract, and probably Mbappe is also staying. Currently, PSG has become the real trouble for rest of the Europe. Also, they are one of the favorites for the champions league this season. With Ramos, Donarumma, Messi, Mbappe, Neymar, and Di Maria the PSG squad seem fierce.