Saudi football club Al-Hilal have made a new offer to the Argentine striker of Paris Saint-Germain Lionel Messi, journalist Fabrizio Romano reports on his Twitter page.
According to prominent Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, the Paris Saint-Germain star received an official offer from the leader of the Saudi clubs in the amount of more than 400 million euros in annual salary (this amount is twice the salary of the Portuguese striker). Cristiano Ronaldo hosts with Saudi Arabian club Al-Nasr).
It’s a huge amount of money that’s hard to refuse, but the World Cup winner is ready to do it, Romano said, adding: “His absolute priority is to stay in Europe.”
🚨 Understand, Al Hilal sent an official offer to Leo Messi: a salary of more than 400 million euros per year.
◉ Leo’s absolute priority: continue in Europe.
◉ Barcelona is looking forward to the FFP submitting an application and starting negotiations.
◉ PSG’s bid is not accepted at this stage, as Messi wanted a sports guarantee. pic.twitter.com/FVTDGs4eQV
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) April 4, 2023
While the news is good news for Barcelona fans who hope to get their son back at the Camp Nou, Fabrizio made an important point: any contract with the Argentine star must comply with the complex financial fair play rules that Barcelona must abide by. deal with.
The Guardian newspaper previously quoted Barcelona vice-president Rafa Justi as saying the club was in contact with Messi’s representatives about the possibility of a return to the Catalan club.
Messi left Barcelona in August 2021 after both sides failed to renew his contract due to the Spanish League’s financial constraints and the club’s crisis, which saw him join Saint-Germain as a free player.
According to French chain Foot Mercato, Leo is willing to make explicit financial sacrifices to ease his return to the Camp Nou.