Football: Messi on verge of joining PSG, reports L'Equipe

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Football: Messi on verge of joining PSG, reports L'Equipe

Football: Messi on verge of joining PSG, reports L'Equipe

LONDON: Lionel Messi is set to join Paris St Germain after Barcelona were forced to let their Argentine talisman go as they could not afford to give him a new contract under La Liga\u0027s salary limit rules, L\u0027Equipe reported on Friday. Earlier on Friday, PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino said Messi was an \u0022opti

Messi has spent his entire professional career at Barcelona, having joined the club's youth set-up aged 13, and went on to score 672 goals in 778 games across all competitions since making his debut in 2003.PSG have been busy in the off-season, having already brought in Gianluigi Donnarumma from AC Milan, Sergio Ramos from Real Madrid and Georginio Wijnaldum from Liverpool, all on free transfers. Full back Achraf Hakimi was signed from Inter Milan.

They will begin their new Ligue 1 campaign at newly promoted Troyes on Saturday.

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Football: Messi to leave Barcelona due to financial constraintMADRID: Argentina striker Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona despite both parties having reached an agreement over a new contract, the La Liga club said on Thursday (Aug 5), citing economic and structural obstacles to the renewal of deal. \u0022Despite FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi having reached an agreement an

Football: Messi to leave Barcelona due to 'financial obstacles', club saysMADRID — Six-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona despite both parties having reached an agreement over a new contract, the La Liga club said on Thursday (Aug 6), citing economic and structural obstacles to the renewal of the deal.

Soccer-Disbelief in Argentina as Messi to leave BarcelonaFor the second time in a month football dominated both the front and back pages of newspapers in Argentina as a shocked nation dissected the news that Lionel Messi was leaving Barcelona.A month after the Rosario-born superstar led the national team to their first major title in 28 years, Messi was again t

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We let Messi go to save the club - Barca presidentBARCELONA :Barcelona was forced to let Argentina superstar Lionel Messi leave the club because his wage demands would have jeopardised the club's future, President Joan Laporta said on Friday.The club and Messi had both wanted to sign a new contract but the Argentine's deal would have taken salaries to 110per

Messi had tried to leave Barcelona in August 2020, making a formal request for an exit after a breakdown in his relationship with then president Josep Maria Bartomeu but successor Laporta, who presided over the Argentine's rise to greatness, convinced him to stay.LinkedIn Lionel Messi is set to join Paris St Germain after Barcelona were forced to let their Argentine talisman go as they could not afford to give him a new contract under La Liga's salary limit rules, L'Equipe reported on Friday.LinkedIn MADRID: Argentina striker Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona despite both parties having reached an agreement over a new contract, the La Liga club said on Thursday (Aug 5), citing economic and structural obstacles to the renewal of deal..

Messi has spent his entire professional career at Barcelona, having joined the club's youth set-up aged 13, and went on to score 672 goals in 778 games across all competitions since making his debut in 2003. PSG have been busy in the off-season, having already brought in Gianluigi Donnarumma from AC Milan, Sergio Ramos from Real Madrid and Georginio Wijnaldum from Liverpool, all on free transfers. A move to PSG would reunite Messi, who has officially been a free agent since July 1, with his former Barcelona team mate Neymar. Full back Achraf Hakimi was signed from Inter Milan. Both parties deeply regret that the wishes of the player and the club will ultimately not be fulfilled. They will begin their new Ligue 1 campaign at newly promoted Troyes on Saturday. The 34-year-old was expected to sign a new five-year deal with the Catalan club, which would have included a salary reduction of 50per cent. Source: Reuters .