Messi to PSG: Lionel Messi confirms talks with PSG, move likely to be finalised on August 10- Argentina attacker Lionel Messi has broken his silence and shared insights about his next club. The 34-year-old will has ended his 21 year long stay at FC Barcelona and is set to leave the club on a free transfer.
Speaking with the media during a press conference, Messi about his potential options and where he will could play in the upcoming season. He was asked to comment on his next club as a media official claimed that ‘PSG” is a name that has been linked with him.
Leo Messi and his father Jorge were not planning to fly to Paris tonight. They’re still checking PSG official contract received today, together with lawyers. 🛫🇫🇷 #Messi
…it’s matter of time – Messi will soon plan his flight to Paris, once every contract detail will be fixed.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 8, 2021
Responding to the question, the striker said, “it’s a possibility.” Messi went on to add that “I have nothing confirmed with anybody, I received a lot of calls after the Barcelona statement. We are still talking about it. nothing is closed yet.”
Rumors of Messi joining the French side started a few week days ago when the Argentine was snapped having a gala evening with PSG players during his vacation. Neymar had posted a photo on his official Instagram account as the South American his holidays in Ibiza. The pic saw his party with his teammates in Ángel Di María Leandro Paredes, and Marco Verratti. Lionel Messi was also spotted in the enjoying his time with the footballers.
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Calling it a “coincidence” the 34 year old added, “They are friends and just got together one day.” He went on to reveal that, “People were saying come to Paris come to Paris, but it was just a joke.”
Latest Messi Transfer News as reported by ESPN claim that Lionel Messi to PSG is a done deal. The media outlet has mentioned that the Argentine will undergo his medical in the upcoming days. Messi is expected to fly out to Paris on Sunday night or Monday morning for his medical before signing a contract with the club.
The 34-year-old is close to agreeing a two year deal with Paris Saint-Germain and play for the Ligue 1 outfit until 2023. Lionel Messi’s PSG contract will see him pocket a net salary of 35 million euros at the end of every season. It is also said to include an option that could see him extend his stay with the French side for an additional year.