Another season of soccer superstar Lionel Messi at Paris Saint Germain seems increasingly questionable according to French media reports. The negotiations have not failed completely in the past few weeks, wrote The Team on Tuesday. “But on both sides the chances of an agreement are decreasing.” The article was headlined: “Lionel Messi and PSG on the verge of divorce.”
The 35-year-old world champion from Argentina can leave the club after this season on a free transfer: Messi’s two-year contract then expires. He was in summer 2021 from FC Barcelona moved to PSG after debt-ridden Spanish club simply couldn’t afford Messi anymore. Recently, however, the offensive artist’s heart club confirmed that they were in contact with the Messi faction for a possible return.
Sea The Team should Messi’s father and manager Jorge and PSG boss Nasser al-Khelaifi loosely agreed on a continuation during the World Cup in Qatar in November last year, but did not finalize the details. “Five months later, the world champion and the club from the capital are nearing the end of the adventure,” wrote the sports newspaper. Reportedly, PSG want to cut Messi’s salary by a quarter The Team further reported.
However, the renewed whistles from PSG fans against Messi in the recent home defeat against Olympique Lyon should also influence the world champion’s decision. Argentina was “concerned about the treatment of Messi,” the broadcaster said RMC Sport.