Paris Saint-Germain are now “progressing” in direct negotiations to sign Leo Messi. Talks are ongoing to find the right ‘structure’, PSG has been pushing since yesterday and now feeling confident.
Manchester City are still quiet though as PSG and Neymar working for Messi.
With the departure of Messi, Sergio Busquets now becomes the official captain of Barça. Piqué and Sergi Roberto will accompany him. A fourth captain will have to be chosen by the club.
Neymar has already offered to give Messi the number 10 shirt at PSG. But, even if Leo ends up signing for the Parisien club, he has refused to take the number for the time being.
Yesterday evening, sources close to the family of Lionel Messi assured that the striker has not spoken so far with any other club officially, since he was convinced that he would end up signing his renewal.
Despite everything, the Argentine international is clear that he will continue to compete at the highest level in a European team.
From now on he will sit down to listen to all those offers he receives or those that had remained in the inkwell for his manifest will to continue defending the Blaugrana shirt for several more years.
News today has it that, some discussions have been taking place in the last hours between Messi and PSG negotiations are underway. The Parisien side are very attentive to his situation, in order to find a solution.
Lionel Messi has made direct contact with Mauricio Pochettino to initiate a move to PSG. The French club are holding internal discussions on how to make it happen. According to some sources
Paris Saint-Germain started new contacts to ask about Leo Messi situation yesterday, right after La Liga blocked new contract agreement with Barça.
Messi will take his time to see what happens. He turned down PSG and City approaches months ago, as he only wanted Barça.
Since last night, PSG have only been working towards one goal: to sign Messi all options are being studied within the Parisien club.