FC Barcelona has renewed interest in signing Lionel Messi, the Argentine legend, following statements from Jorge Horacio, the player’s father and his agent, who denied he had joined any club.
There has been a lot of speculation lately about the future of Leo, the Paris Saint-Germain player, regarding the renewal of his contracts at Princes Park or his departure from the French team.
The tango star’s contract with the Parisian club expires at the end of the current season on June 30 amid widespread uncertainty over the PSG player’s decision on his next destination.
The following summer, the Argentine received several offers for his services during the Mercato, which were presented by Al Hilal Saudi Arabia, Inter Miami and Barcelona, the former Leo team.
In the past few days, news has circulated that Lionel has signed a €400m deal with Saudi Arabian club Al Hilal.
On the sidelines, Jorge Messi broke his silence and confirmed this in an official statement, saying: “There is absolutely nothing with any club for next season. A decision will never be made before Lionel completes the championship with Paris Saint-Germain.”
He concluded: “Many people use the name Lionel to get famous, but there is only one truth, and we can confirm that there is nothing wrong with anyone. Neither verbally nor signed.”
Following statements from Lionel Messi’s father, Barcelona renewed their intention to include the player.
In the relevant context, the Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo confirmed that Barcelona He renewed his intention to include the player after he came close to losing hope after news of his promotion to the Saudi Arabian league spread.
And the newspaper said: “Barcelona is doing everything possible to reinstate Lionel Messi, pending approval by the La Liga League of the players’ salary plan to register new deals.”
She added: “Barcelona will not force Messi to decide on his future now because the Catalan team is concerned about winning La Liga.”
And concluded: “Barcelona is not going to refuse the deal with Messi, unless the Argentine player officially informs them that he will not join the Catalan team.”