Lionel Messi is close to joining Paris Saint-Germain. The final details are being discussed to finalize the move to the French capital; many will want to know how much the 34-year-old will earn.
French media outlet Paris Fans report that Messi will ultimately be €27-million net per year, with €6-million provided for in bonuses for a total of €33-million.
These bonuses for Messi will be completed separately, with an upcoming role as an Ambassador of Qatar (like Neymar, who has a partnership with the Qatar National Bank). Thanks to the Messi signing, PSG is counting on new partnerships to arrive at the club, which will help pay for the free transfer.
When it comes to the kit number, many media outlets have claimed that Neymar (29-year-old striker) offered his No. 10, and Messi refused. Paris Fans can confirm this news in its report and affirm that the former FC Barcelona forward could look to use the No. 19 kit.
The number is one that the Argentinian has used at Barça and Argentina, which explains the decision to go with that selection. The report further states that everything should now be official in the next few days.