With the ongoing rumors of Lionel Messi on the verge of signing with Paris Saint-Germain, the French media is taking stock when it comes to what it means for Ligue 1.
This weekend, the French league kicks off their 2021-22 season, and when at their press conference, plenty of managers were asked about the possibility of Messi joining Ligue 1.
Stade Brestois 29 manager Michel Der Zakarian provided a colorful answer to his thoughts on Messi playing in France with PSG. Canal Supporters relaid Zakarian’s comments regarding the Argentine forward.
“It would be amazing. I’m not going to be polite, but [Messi] makes me hard. He’s a really great player,” Zakarian said. “We say that we have a shitty Championship, that we have a lot of bad things, but if we manage to bring in such a player, it’s extraordinary. We’re going to have a blast.”