at the official headquarters of paris saint germain on the famous avenue Champs Elysée the shirt with the number 30 and the photos that showed it Lionel Messi They disappeared 20 days ago by decision of the club in the midst of tense renewal negotiations. This Wednesday, the image of the Argentine returned, which is part of the campaign to present the new shirt, while in France they ensure that he will return to Barcelona when his contract expires on June 30th. after the triangulation with Inter Miami.
The information has been published The Teamthe most important sports media of the French country, which indicates that the Catalan club has launched this plan B due to its budgetary difficulties so that, thanks to this triangulation, Leo plays on loan between six and 18 months. Furthermore, he clarifies that this option is not new, as both entities negotiated it last year without success.
Even if Messi has a proposal from Saudi Arabia in which they offer him the highest contract in history – we are talking about 1,400 million euros for two seasons -, for L’Equipe the option to buy Inter Miami and the loan to Barcelona is one of the options “with the greatest meaning” for Leo , since he would continue to play in Europe until the 2024 Copa América, after which he would make his American soccer debut.
Similarly, from Barcelona, \u200b\u200bthe sports daily Sport He says that “the Messi file becomes the absolute priority” and the president of the club, Joan Laporta, “has given the order to put the Argentine’s signing before any other operation”.
His Catalan peer, Sports worldhe adds that Barcelona have paved the way financially to offer Leo a two-season deal, following the departures of Jordi Alba and Sergio Busquets, and their managers have met with Spanish football authorities in Madrid.
“The Barcelona emissaries left the meeting with good feelings and the answer should arrive next week,” they remarked to the Spanish media.
The Catalan club is reportedly awaiting La Liga approval to speed up the so-called “Operation Messi” and thus be able to send a “concrete” offer to the Argentine forward who will play his last match with Paris Saint Germain next Saturday, where he arrived on August 10, 2021 with a two-year contract plus an additional one that will not be activated.
PSG “feigned dementia” and set Messi as a model for the new jacket
The world champion with Argentina in Qatar was one of the models at the unveiling of Paris Saint Germain’s new kit for next season, despite not continuing to play for the club.
Messi, like Brazilian Neymar, who is also unlikely to continue at PSG, has appeared in adverts alongside Parisian striker and idol Kyllian Mbappé, while surprising the absence of Spanish defender Sergio Ramos who has confirmed he will continue in Paris next season. season .
Messi’s presence is surprising as PSG’s new policy is to get rid of the “galacticos” and bet on another player profile, especially as the strategy hasn’t worked in recent years, according to Spanish sports newspaper AS.
However, the PSG owners know that Messi and Neymar are indisputable elements in terms of marketing, both remain players of the club for another month and will try to make the most of it.
For now, Messi’s farewell will come this Saturday at 4pm when the current French champion, who won his 11th Ligue 1 and ninth in 11 years, will receive Clermont at the Parc des Princes.
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