With the departure of Lionel Messi from Paris Saint-Germain in the middle of the yearO Barcelona appears as one of the possible destinations of the ace. According to the newspaper Sports, the mission, will not be easy. For this, the board of directors led by Joan Laporta will have to adapt to the exact financial game and the salary cap of the league.
Messi is expected to accept numerous wage cuts. According to the report, the star could only be listed with a salary of a maximum of 25 million euros (138 million reais) gross per year. In the last season he played at Camp Nou (2021-2021), the Argentine received 100 million euros (554 million reais). That is, he would earn only a quarter of the previous amount.
Messi’s net salary is said to be €13m (R$72m), more or less the same amount striker Robert Lewandowski receives. The player’s new contract would be for two years (until June 2025), but with the possibility of leaving the club in June 2024.
To make possible the arrival of the star, Barça should reduce its costs by selling certain players and encourage the reduction of the wage bill to remain within the rules of fair play.
As discovered ESPN, Lionel Messi will leave PSG at the end of the season before the courts, as soon as his contract with the French club expires. The relationship between the parties « turned sour » after the star was suspended for two weeks by the team. He made an unauthorized trip to Saudi Arabia.
According The team, other teams want Messi. Candidates would be Al-Hilal, of Saudi Arabia, which even made a proposal of more than €400 million (R$2.2 billion) per season. But initially, she refused.
O InterMiami, a club owned by david beckham, have been working for a few years thinking they have Messi as their big name. In the middle of the year, it is possible that there will be an offer from the North American team.
Final, the Newell’s Old Boys also dreams, even remotely, of having the star player. And the asset of the Argentinians is their passionate side. Revealed in the Rosário team, Messi has already revealed his desire to defend the club one day.
Barcelona’s next matches:
Spanish (F) – 05/14, 4 p.m. (from Brasilia) – LaLiga, with live broadcast peel ESPN not Star+
Real Society (C) – 21/05, TBC – LaLiga, with live stream peel ESPN not Star+
Valladolid (F) – 24/05, TBC – LaLiga, broadcast live on ESPN on Star+