Lionel Messi transfer saga continues as Saudia Pro League side Al-Hilal has offered a crazy deal to the FIFA World Cup winner that blew everyone’s mind.
Al-Hilal offered him £400m per year. Ever since Lionel came back from the World Cup campaign, he showed his dedication to staying at Paris Saint-German, but over the past few months, things weren’t going in his favor.
Along with Al-Hilal, Messi’s former club Barcelona also showcased their high interest in bringing him back to the club.
They have been linked with Messi, and even the head coach Xavi Hernandez also contacted the star player multiple times and expressed his will to bring him back.
Lionel Messi Receives Al-Hilal Offer
What exactly happened that made Al-Hilal jump in the transfer wagon? PSG isn’t willing to increase his wages for the new contract as Messi’s journey will come to end in June.
And he’s likely willing to leave the club, soon the news spread that Barcelona was the first one to step in and try to get him on board. Barcelona and even former players want Messi to retire from Barcelona club.
The Al-Hilal news first broke by none other than journalist Fabrizio Romano. He confirmed the news about the bid and shared a few other details.
Here’s what happening:
Understand Al Hilal sent an official bid to Leo Messi: a salary worth more than €400m/year.
◉ Leo’s absolute priority: continue in Europe.
◉ Barcelona, waiting on FFP to send a bid and open talks.
◉ PSG bid, not accepted at this stage as Messi wanted sporting guarantees.
But as per the reports, Lionel Messi’s priority is to stay in Europe and retire from here. But he has got several options as well.
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