The former Barcelona player Lionel Messi had agreed on a deal with Paris St-Germain the French club based in the French capital after leaving his former club FC Barcelona shockingly. The deal is based on subject to his medical.
The 34-year-old Argentine captain left Barcelona which had been the only club side he had played for, the La Liga financial fair play rules made his new contract not go through as was expected.
The French-based football side which is being managed by Mauricio Pochettino finished second to Lille in the France Ligue 1 last season.
LIONEL MESSI IS CONSIDERED AS ONE OF THE GREATEST PLAYERS
The Argentine player is being considered as one of the greatest footballers of all time, he had scored a record of 672 goals in 778 games for FC Barcelona the club which he joined as a 13-year footballer.
Lionel Messi had won the Ballon d’Or for a record of six times and had lifted 35 trophies with FC Barcelona.
The Paris Saint Germain (PSG) of the France Capital-based side signing of Lionel Messi will bring the reuniting with the former teammate at Barcelona Brazilian Neymar once again.
THE FOURTH PLAYER ON FREE TRANSFER TO PSG
When PSG signs Lionel Messi, he will be the fourth player joining them on a free transfer this season after the arrivals of Georginio Wijnaldum, Real Madrid former defender Sergio Ramos and former AC Milan goaltender Gianluigi Donnarumma. And also right full-back Achraf Hakimi who joined the club from Inter Milan.
The closest of PSG to win the Uefa Champions League was in the 2020 defeat against Bayern Munich in the year 2020 grand finale, and the Qatari owner of the club had invested heavily for much football laurels for the club.
The PSG owners want the team to be playing in the final of the Uefa Champions League, with Lionel Messi in the club they will have such an advantage.
Lionel Messi had earlier agreed on a new contract of half of his old wages to stay at FC Barcelona but the club can’t afford it because they are far above the wage limit which La Liga can allow for any club.
When Lionel Messi signs a contract with PSG, his first match for the club will be at home against Strasbourg on Saturday.