Lionel Messi moves to PSG after Barcelona Exit.He’ll sign a two-year deal THIS WEEKEND 🚨🚨
Lionel Messi ‘expected to join PSG with French giants hopeful of signing the Argentine star on a two-year deal THIS WEEKEND as his father and agent Jorge prepares to discuss the details on Saturday’ after six-time Ballon d’Or winner’s shock exit from Barcelona
- Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly set to sign icon Lionel Messi this weekend
- Messi’s father, Jorge, is said to be on the brink of sealing the deal with the club
- Legend Messi is thought to have dealt directly with boss Mauricio Pochettino
- Club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has led talks to land Messi, reports suggest
Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi was said to have personally contacted PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino following the bombshell announcement on Thursday evening that he would be leaving Barca, and it’s now claimed the Ligue 1 heavyweights could complete the signing during decisive talks with his father, Jorge, on Saturday.
Messi is ready to sign an initial deal two-year deal with the option of a third, RMC Sport has said.
Mauricio Pochettino (left) is said to have moved closer to signing countryman Lionel Messi
Nasser Al-Khelaifi (left) could lead a deal to potentially unite Messi with Kylian Mbappe (right)
Barcelona say they are not in a position to renew Lionel Messi’s contract.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the president of the heavily-bankrolled 2020 Champions League finalists, is leading the talks, according to The Athletic.
A meeting and detailed proposal will be put forward to Messi’s father on Saturday, The Telegraph has reported.
Friend and fellow South American superstar Neymar, who is said to have spoken to Messi days before the shock news of his exit from Barca, could play a crucial role in a the Argentina captain’s final decision.
PSG playmaker Neymar posed for photos with Messi after Argentina beat Brazil in the Copa America final last month and is even rumoured to have offered his international rival his number 10 shirt at the Parc des Princes.
Former Argentina defender Pochettino remained tight-lipped when he was asked about Messi in a press conference on Friday, insisting that his side are concentrating on their top-flight opener at Troyes on Saturday.