Lionel Messi held a press conference Sunday where he said his final goodbyes to FC Barcelona. The 34-year-old and Spanish club couldn’t register his contract extension due to economic and structural obstacles.
As Messi closes the chapter on Barcelona. The Argentine forward will now look to open the next chapter of his career. One that will likely take place at Paris Saint-Germain.
Various reports such as those from TNT Sports Argentina suggest Messi will be departing for the French capital Monday for his medical exams. Then on Tuesday, the former Barcelona player will be presented as the latest addition to the PSG squad.
Italian football journalist Fabrizio Romano adds that Jorge Messi received an official contract Sunday after talks since Thursday on the contract side of these negotiations. Messi is ready to accept and he’ll sign with PSG once both sides are done fixing the final details.
The Ligue 1 side will reportedly unveil Messi at one of the marquee monuments in Paris, the Eiffel Tower, in the coming days, whether it’s on Tuesday remains to be seen.