PSG and Lionel Messi contract is done. Paris Saint-Germain is very close to closing the signing of Leo Messi for the next two seasons after 24 frantic hours in which his renewal by FC Barcelona was definitely broken.
According to Fabrizio Romano, a renowned sports journalist specialized in the transfer market, the Parisian team is preparing a formal offer to present to Messi and his father, Jorge, who is their representative. PSG and Lionel Messi contract is done. Messi, for his part, is open to joining PSG after having spoken with Mauricio Pochettino, coach of the French team and compatriot of the already ex-FC Barcelona footballer.
Paris Saint-Germain are close to sign Leo Messi, confirmed. PSG are preparing the official contract until June 2023 to be submitted to Messi and his father Jorge in the next hours 🚨🇦🇷 #Messi
Messi’s open to join PSG. Neymar was pushing in the last 24h. PSG are so, so confident. pic.twitter.com/WNRYJKCkjs
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 6, 2021
According to this same source, PSG they are very confident that the negotiations will culminate more successfully when Manchester City, their possible rival in the bid, has already made it clear that Messi does not enter into their sporting plans. PSG and Lionel Messi contract is done.
To that information are added the words of Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, brother of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Zani, who published on his official Twitter account that there is already an agreement between PSG and Leo Messi. “The negotiations are officially concluded. And it will be announced later,” he wrote in a profile.
For years, Paris Saint-Germain has been interested in signing Lionel Messi. Nasser al-Khelaifi has made no secret of his adoration for Messi. As expected, the Parisians were first in line to sign the Argentine as soon as he became available. PSG and Lionel Messi contract is done.
In the hunt to sign the six-time Ballon d’Or winner, the French side did not encounter much resistance. Manchester City, which had previously expressed interest, has withdrawn from the race. L’Equipe goes further and today publishes that Messi’s contract would be for three years, one of the optional, with a net annual salary of 40 million.