Uncovering the Purpose of Messi’s Visit to Barcelona
Argentinian Lionel Messi, the French star of Paris Saint-Germain, has been in the Catalan capital since Saturday, opening the door to rumors of his return to negotiate a return to his parent team Barcelona.
Barcelona fans were in a state of joy after the news of their historic top scorer’s visit to the city, because a visit that could open the door for his return to the team, but Leo’s reason for visiting Barcelona has nothing to do with the city. club.
According to the Catalan newspaper Sport, Messi or his representatives will not meet with Barcelona officials during this trip, which is considered a family trip, to spend a few days at Leo’s house, which he still owns in Barcelona.
The Catalan newspaper also confirmed that Barcelona and Messi have yet to set a date for the interview.
The newspaper added that there is an agreement between the two parties to postpone any talks now, despite Messi’s desire to decide his future before the end of the season.
Lionel Messi’s contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires at the end of the current season, but has not yet been renewed, and he is eligible to sign with any club starting in January last year.
It wasn’t the first time Messi had visited his home in Barcelona since signing with PSG, but he continued to visit him for the holidays whenever circumstances allowed.
Barcelona prefer to delay talks with Messi until a decision is made on the feasibility study he sent to La Liga to get official approval for new contracts without compromising the club’s position on the salary cap.
Barcelona will not be able to reinstate Messi next summer until they resolve the salary issue with the Spanish league as the Catalan club must cut the payroll to around 200 million euros.
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