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·10 January 2023

PSG ready to hand Lionel Messi a blockbuster new contract

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Barcelona’s hopes of bringing Lionel Messi back to Camp Nou are diminishing with each passing day as Paris Saint-Germain look to secure the Argentine’s future by extending his contract.

According to MARCA, PSG are intent on renewing his contract, which expires at the end of the season.

The player’s father Jorge Messi has already agreed to renew the deal at Parc des Princes, and it appears that the Ligue 1 champions are confident that the player will continue at the club.

PSG have prepared a blockbuster contract offer, which they consider too good to be refused. The club, for its part, are ready to spare no efforts in terms of the salary offered to Messi, which currently stands somewhere around €30 million.

PSG’s contract offer to Messi will bring enormous benefits to the player, even aside from the direct salary offered by the club.

The Argentine, for his part, feels comfortable at PSG and has settled in extremely well at Parc des Princes. His family is also comfortable with their lives in Paris, and there is a clear intent to continue in the French capital for at least another year.

Paris Saint-Germain’s desire to offer Messi a fortune comes in the midst of increased economic growth at the club, following the arrival of the former Barcelona star.

The club have registered a whopping income of around €700 million since Messi joined them in 2021.

Moreover, there has been a 30-40% increase in shirt sales, with more than a million units already being sold. The club have also earned through deals from Nike, worth somewhere around ̉€75 million.

With these things in mind, PSG are determined to avoid the scenario of Messi joining an MLS outfit or returning to Barcelona, for that matter. The legend, meanwhile, will look to return to the pitch for the first time on Wednesday, after leading Argentina to a World Cup title last month.

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