TRANSFER NEWS: Lionel Messi joins PSG
Former Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi has joined French side, Paris Saint-Germain Football Club after he and his former club, Barcelona failed to reach an agreement that is suitable with the La Liga regulations.
The Argentine skipper has agreed to a 2-year deal with the option to extend until June 2024 with PSG, his salary is around €35m net per season add ons included.
Messi’s spell with Spanish giant, Barcelona end last week after both parties couldn’t reach an agreement making the 6 times Ballon d’Or winner available to other clubs. PSG, Chelsea and Manchester City were the top teams in the chase for the Argentine magician.
Messi will now be joining his former teammate, Neymar Jr in Paris.
Messi is expected to arrive in Paris in a few hours to seal the deal.