Paris has become the new Mecca since Messi joined PSG – Fabio Capello

Italians are having a great summer of sport and former coach Fabio Capello told Gazzetta dello Sport “I’ve never felt so Italian”. Capello spoke on various topics in the interview. One of them was Lionel Messi and his move to Paris Saint-Germain. “With the crisis caused by COVID-19, the rich clubs are owned by Arabs … Continue reading Paris has become the new Mecca since Messi joined PSG – Fabio Capello

PSG will offload players to fund Messi deal

According to a report in The Athletic, PSG are open to selling up to 10 players - including midfielder Idrissa Gueye - to make room in the club's wage bill for the signing of Leo Messi. Messi's arrival will see the club's wage bill soar to more than 300 million euros a season, and the … Continue reading PSG will offload players to fund Messi deal

Highlights from Messi’s farewell address

This article will analyse, one-by-one, the 10 key statements from this morning's press conference in which Leo Messi bid farewell to FC Barcelona. Lionel Messi After breaking down in tears at the start of his speech, the Argentina captain managed to regain his composure and give his version of recent events in front of the … Continue reading Highlights from Messi’s farewell address

Laporta’s farewell message to Messi

Following this morning's farewell press conference at Camp Nou, FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta has posted a personal message to Leo Messi on Twitter and Instagram. Desitjo el millor per a tu, Messi, i per a la teva família. Sempre tindràs les portes del Barça obertes. Gràcies per tot, Leo! pic.twitter.com/pL02D83RoP— Joan Laporta Estruch🎗 (@JoanLaportaFCB) 8 de … Continue reading Laporta’s farewell message to Messi

PSG keen on signing Messi

Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino spoke on Friday about the rumours linking the French side with Lionel Messi and said "it's a possibility" the club are working on. Mauricio Pochettino "The club are working (on it) and if there is any information we will relay it as soon as possible," he said in a news … Continue reading PSG keen on signing Messi

Charles Puyol reacts to Messi’s exit from Barcelona

Very few people associated with FC Barcelona have posted a message on social media regarding Messi's departure. One player who has commented on the situation, however, is Charles Puyol. The ex-captain wrote "A tough day, but #ViscaelBarça", accompanied by a photo of him holding the captain's armband at the Santiago Bernabéu. https://www.instagram.com/p/CSNYTfcoX9A/?utm_source=ig_embed&ig_rid=a25356f3-7d8e-4016-b91e-c539bd956499 Another former Barça … Continue reading Charles Puyol reacts to Messi’s exit from Barcelona

Barcelona and Messi sign 5-year contract agreement

Lionel Messi will renew with Barcelona until 2026. The agreement between the forward and the club is final, And now, all that's needed is for Barcelona president Joan Laporta to reduce the wage bill so the contract can be registered with LaLiga. Negotiations kicked on in recent hours and have now been closed, Meziesblog learned, … Continue reading Barcelona and Messi sign 5-year contract agreement

Should Barcelona sell Griezmann to pay Messi?

Barça's technical secretariat is faced with the tremendously difficult task of balancing the books in order to ensure Leo Messi's contract renewal. Antoine Griezmann There's no need to repeat what has been said a thousand times over about the club's delicate financial situation, or how difficult it is to re-sign Messi without infringing financial fair … Continue reading Should Barcelona sell Griezmann to pay Messi?

What the Spanish Treasury stands to lose if Messi leaves Barcelona

Leo Messi has been a free agent since 1 July 2021, when his contract with FC Barcelona ended. The club and Joan Laporta are close to reaching an agreement on a renewal deal to tie down the world's most influential footballer. Lionel Messi Messi leaving Barça would not just affect FC Barcelona on a sporting … Continue reading What the Spanish Treasury stands to lose if Messi leaves Barcelona

Messi wants to win an international trophy like Maradona

Argentina will meet Chile in the Group Stage of the Copa America on Monday night from the Estadio Nilton Santos in Rio. Argentina is coming into this tournament with confidence but will have a tough test against their rival Chile in the first stage of the Copa America. They’ll be looking for their first Copa … Continue reading Messi wants to win an international trophy like Maradona