Lionel Messi will have the biggest sports contract with £623m City offer

Lionel Messi will have the biggest sports contract with £623m City offer

Lionel Messi has been offered the biggest deal in sporting history to join Manchester City, according to reports.

The Argentine is set to earn a mind-blowing £341,000-per-day if he joins the oil-rich Premier League side.

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According SunSport here are the ten biggest deals in sports history.

1. Lionel Messi - £623m

The £623million contract has been offered to the six-time Ballon d'Or winner as a part of a five-year deal.

The 33-year-old will earn a massive £124m-per-year, £10m-per-month and £2.4million-per-week.

If the Argentine agrees the reported offer, he will spend three seasons with Manchester City then two years with New York City FC.

2. Patrick Mahomes - £402

The 24-year-old NFL star penned a ten-year contract extension worth £402m to stay with the Kansas City Chiefs which also has a £112m injury guarantee.

3. Mike Trout - £341m

Mike Trout will take home £28.3m-per-year with Major League Baseball side Los Angeles Angels in his contract worth £341m.

4. Canelo Alvarez - £292m

Four division weight champion Canelo Alvarez signed an 11-fight deal with DAZN in 2018 worth £292m, which would see him earn £26.5m per fight.

Lionel Messi will have the biggest sports contract with £623m City offer

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5. Neymar - £278m

Neymar is the only other footballer that has made the list following his £198m move to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona with a £55.6m yearly income.

6. Bryce Harper - £264m

Another baseball star Bryce Harper signed a £264m deal with a £20.3m annual income to the American ace.

7. Giancarlo Stanton - £260m

Stanton with the Marlins was irreplaceable as they offered him a 13-year deal worth £260m six years ago.

8. Geritt Cole - £258m

The 29-year-old was signed by the Yankees in 2019 when he was a free agent after leaving Houston Astros in a nine-year deal worth a £28.6m-per-year.

9.Manny Machado - £238m

Machado was pursued by Padres and Chicago White Sox but the 28-year-old signed a 10-year deal with an annual salary of £23.8m with the San Diego side.

10. Nolan Arendo - £207m

Nolan Arendo pocketed £25.8m-per-year when he extended his deal with the Rockies.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Lionel Messi's father Jorge has told Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu that his son will not be staying at the Camp Nou, reports claim.

The Barca's captain dad and agent touched down in the city of Catalonia to hold talks with the club regarding his son's departure.

And according to Spanish news media outlet Marca, Jorge categorically told Bartomeu: "My son isn't staying."

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