Lionel Messi was not in the squad for the French Cup match on Monday (January 23). Which has prompted the question – Are the superstars who won the World Cup for Argentina staying in PSG? Confusion over Messi’s future at the League One club is growing.
PSG got a big win in the French Cup match against Pays de Castle. Kylian Mbappe scored five goals alone. In addition, Neymar and Carlos Soler scored. Lionel Messi’s absence from the squad is still the talk of the town after a flurry of goals against the sixth-tier of French football. PSG coach Christophe Galtier, however, says the 35-year-old has been rested due to a busy schedule. But the buzz in the air is something different.
Barcelona-based journalist Gerard Romero reported the bombshell news that Lionel Messi is no longer willing to renew his contract with PSG. The Argentine captain’s contract with the Paris club expires at the end of this season. He can then return to Catalan giants Barcelona as a free agent.
His claim was given more credibility by a statement from the Catalan club’s president, Juan Laporta. He said, Messi will be brought back to the club. Barcelona fans are matching two by two and four. But recently, the voice of his voice has decreased. The biggest obstacle to bringing Messi into the team is the financial fair play situation of the club.
Basically Messi’s attitude changed after the World Cup. At this stage of his career, he wants to evaluate the future anew. Hence the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner’s disinterest in a new contract with PSG. However, Romero also says that there is no guarantee that Messi will return to Barca if he leaves PSG. You can change your mind and go to Paris.
Messi is in great form for the club this season. So far, he has scored 13 goals in 21 matches and scored 14 goals. PSG fans are afraid of losing the star of form in such a fire.