In the early hours of this Tuesday it was confirmed that the Argentine footballer Lionel Messi reached an agreement with the French club Paris Saint-Germain.
The agreement with the team would be for two years with a salary of 35 million net per year and with the possibility of an additional year.
According to ‘Infobae’, Messi is expected to start medical tests today in the French capital.
According to the Argentine newspaper ‘Olé’, Messi analyzed other offers. One, that of Chelsea, who has just led the Belgian Romelu Lukaku in his intention to repeat the title in the Champions League. Another, from Tottenham.
However, the Argentine would have decided on PSG for various reasons. The first, the proximity to Barcelona, an hour and a half by plane. The second, the presence of players close to him, such as Ángel di María and Leandro Paredes.
(Read also: The millionaire losses for Barcelona due to the departure of Messi)
After the announcement of his departure from the Catalan club, last Thursday, PSG wasted no time to advance in the negotiation and close the agreement, generating great expectations in Paris, where fans have been crowded at the airport since Sunday waiting for the arrival of the footballer. Messi is expected to land in the next few hours in Paris
The main French media are already advancing on this agreement. and the journalist expert in transfers, Fabrizio Romano, takes it for granted on his Twitter account.
Lionel Messi joins PSG… HERE WE GO! Total agreement completed on a two-years contract. Option to extend until June 2024. Salary around €35m net per season add ons included. ???????????????? #Messi
Messi has definitely accepted PSG contract proposal and will be in Paris in the next hours. pic.twitter.com/DiM5jNzxTA
– Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 10, 2021
At 34 years of age, the Argentine left Barcelona, the club that saw him become a legend, to now illuminate French football.
Messi gets to join another constellation of stars such as his friend Neymar, his compatriot Di María, and the French Mbappé, with which PSG becomes a dream team.
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