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SoccerTransferLionel Messi agrees to join PSG for two-year contract

Lionel Messi agrees to join PSG for two-year contract

Lionel Messi reportedly agreed Paris Saint-Germain’s deal which is worth £25m per year after tax, with an option to extend it for third year.

The six-time Ballon d’Or winner was set to extend Barcelona contract to 5 years, but things didn’t end well with former club due financial difficulties.

According to Sky Sport, Messi is travelling to Paris on Tuesday afternoon to seal his move to the French club on a deal worth £25m per year after tax, plus bonuses.

Messi had two other options after leaving Barcelona last week but has opted to move to PSG, who will have the option of extending his stay in the French capital by a third year.

According to the Magazine, he will receive a £25m signing-on fee as part of the move – was set to extend his 21-year stay at Barcelona by signing a new five-year deal this summer.

Messi is now set to join PSG, with their potential to compete for major trophies – including the Champions League – understood to be a key factor in his decision to move to France.

During his final times at Barcelona, the Ballon d’Or winner made confession about possibility of join PSG.

Messi said during press conference: “That is one possibility, to reach those heights.

“I had a lot of calls, a lot of interested clubs. At the moment, nothing is closed, but we are talking about a lot of things.”

He is going to meet former team-mate, Neymar, who is ready to welcome him and left no.10 for him.

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