The Argentinian footballer
has had a mixed campaign at Parc des Princes, contributing 11 goals and 13
assists from 32 appearances but failing to lead PSG past the last 16 of the
If reports are to be
believed, the 34-year-old Barcelona legend will be losing his forward line
partner Kylian Mbappe in the coming weeks. Frenchman is likely to complete his
move to Real Madrid.
According to DirecTV Sports
Argentina correspondent Alex Candal, following Mbappe’s path, Messi will move
out of France to play in MLS as soon as his contract expires next year. Candal
indicated on Tuesday that “the contract is done and will be signed in August”,
despite a series of denials from people close to the Argentina international.
There are also reports that
Messi will move to Inter Miami as he is offered a 35 % share of the club. Inter
Miami currently has three owners in David Beckham, Jorge Mas and Jose Mas.
Messi, who owns a condo in
Miami Beach, has long been linked with a late-career move to the three-year-old
Major League Soccer club. But those rumours were given new life on Monday when
Inter Miami co-owner David Beckham posted Instagram photos of himself with PSG
stars Messi, Neymar, Sergio Ramos and Kylian Mbappe.
Stating the matter, Jorge
Mas said the club would leap at the opportunity to offer the longtime Barcelona
star a contract offer when his PSG days are done.
“Leo Messi is still one of
the best players in the world, his skills have not diminished,” Inter Miami
co-owner and executive director Jorge Mas told the Miami Herald back in
Messi’s agents, over,
rubbished the report. They said the report “is completely false, Leo has not
yet decided on his future. And if Leo Messi has crossed paths with David
Beckham in the last few hours, it is only as part of PSG’s stay in Doha where
the former English midfielder plays a role as an ambassador for the next World
Cup in Qatar.”