Lionel Messi and PSG are expected to part ways when the World Cup winner’s contract expires in the summer.
Lionel Messi joined France on a free transfer from Barcelona and the World Cup winner played there for the past two seasons.
Of course, Barcelona is expected to be Messi’s favoured club. The 35-year-old made 778 appearances between 2004 and 2021 and contributed to another 303 goals with his 672 goals. A return to Spain would be the ideal way to round off his incredible career as maybe the best player in Catalonia club history.
The move has raised questions, nevertheless, due to Barca’s poor financial status. Since the club and La Liga were unable to come to an agreement, it is believed that financial aid is a significant obstacle in their efforts to sign Lionel Messi.
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The uncertainty surrounding the financing makes it possible for other parties to come into the picture. Chelsea have already been linked with the player, and Todd Boehly’s desire to land a big-name star at the club makes Lionel Messi the ideal temptation.
Messi’s future depends on his intention, according to Barcelona manager Xavi, who made this statement on Monday. The ex-Barca midfielder stated, “It’s up in the air.”
“It depends on many things. There is not much more I can say. Leo is a spectacular footballer. He is a friend. From there, it depends on many things, but above all on his intentions and what he wants.”