‘Lionel Messi’ agrees to move to ‘PSG’ for a salary of 35 million euros per year, signing today
Fabrizio Romano, a highly respected Sky Italia correspondent, reports that Argentine striker Lionel Messi recently parted ways with Barcelona. Agreed to join Paris Saint-Germain in French Ligue 1, signed a two-year contract with the option to extend the contract for another year, earning a salary of 35 million euros
Messi has two options after leaving Barcelona last week. But opted to move to PSG, where he would have the option of extending his stay in the French capital for a third year.
Messi, who will receive a £25 million signing fee as part of the transfer. He is set to extend his 21-year stay at Barcelona with a new five-year contract this summer.
However, the club announced on Thursday. That “Financial and structural barriers” means that no agreement can be reach. It means that Messi has left as a free agent.
Messi is now ready to join PSG, with the potential to compete for major trophies including the Champions League, a key factor in his decision to move to France.
Messi is believed to be keen to reunite with Neymar, where he won two La Liga titles, three Copa del Rey and the Champions League during their time together at Barcelona
When asked about a move to PSG at his farewell press conference last weekend, Messi said “That’s one of the possibilities to reach the top.
“I have been contact a lot. There are many clubs that are interest. Now nothing is close. But we are talking about a lot of things.”