Lionel Messi set to ‘full PSG medical’ solely hours after teary Barcelona farewell as free switch edges nearer
LIONEL MESSI is tipped to finish a PSG medical on Sunday night time – simply hours after his tearful Barcelona farewell.
The Barca legend, 34, admitted at his press convention he may be a part of the French giants, having “acquired numerous calls” after the Catalans introduced his departure.
Lionel Messi bade a sombre goodbye to Barcelona but may transfer an enormous step nearer to becoming a member of PSG in the identical dayCredit: The Mega Company
And studies in Messi’s native Argentina, by way of French newspaper L’Equipe, predict he’ll see PSG medics in “the night or Monday, very early within the morning”.
Messi’s 20 years on the Nou camp are ending as LaLiga insisted Barca should reduce their wage invoice extra regardless of him agreeing to HALVE his present wage.
Spanish League chiefs say the Catalan giants can’t signal new gamers – or free agent Messi – except extra reductions are made.
And it’s claimed PSG have been shortly off the mark in pursuit of the six-time Ballon d’Or winner – contacting his representatives.
Supervisor Mauricio Pochettino is alleged to have then spoken to compatriot Messi himself.
And Barca’s document scorer advised the media on Sunday afternoon: “Paris Saint-Germain is a risk, sure.
“For the time being nothing is confirmed. I acquired lot of calls after Barcelona assertion. We’re speaking about it.”
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However Messi added: “I used to be satisfied to remain right here at Barcelona. That is my residence, our residence.
“I wished to remain at Barca and it was the plan… and right this moment I’ve to say goodbye after my whole life right here.”
And at one stage spouse Antonela Roccuzzo handed him a tissue to wipe away his tears.
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Lionel Messi breaks down in tears and handed tissue by spouse Antonela as he insists he’s ‘not prepared’ to depart Barcelona