Lionel Messi: PSG reportedly prepare club's stores for business over Argentine's transfer

Lionel Messi: PSG reportedly prepare club's stores for business over Argentine's transfer

- Lionel Messi has been linked with a world record move to Paris-Saint-Germain

- The French giants have told their marketing department to start plans over his arrival

- Messi has been playing for Barcelona for since 2004 and he remains club's highest scorer

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Paris-Saint-Germain who are the reigning French champions have reportedly instructed their stores to get ready to do massive business over the transfer of Lionel Messi.

This latest development means that PSG chiefs are confident that they would get the signature of the Argentine football legend from Barcelona when his contract expires at Nou Camp.

Barcelona chiefs have been in serious tussle over the future of Lionel Messi who handed a transfer request before the start of the ongoing League season in Spain.

Lionel Messi was disappointed with the way him and his teammates were bundled out of the Champions League by Bayern Munich in an embarrassing fashion.

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But the Catalans were able to persuade him to stay with the help of his father at least to honor the last season of his contract.

Since the beginning of the current season, Lionel Messi has been linked with a move to Manchester City so as to have reunion with his former boss Pep Guardiola.

According to the report on Sportsbible, PSG's marketing department have briefed those at their stores to get ready for a lot more trade when the deal in announced.

Should PSG find an agreement with the 33-year-old, then they could sign Lionel Messi to a pre-contract agreement in January and confirm his move for next season.

Lionel Messi in action
Lionel Messi: PSG reportedly prepare club's stores for business over Argentine's transfer. Photo by Pablo Morano
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Lionel Messi's future at Barcelona remains uncertain despite having less than one year left on his current deal with Barcelona.

The six-time Ballon d'Or winner for the first time in the summer told the Catalan club he wanted to leave but later changed his mind after so much consideration.

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He was however linked with several top European clubs but Manchester City and Inter Milan appear very convincing.

Three months have now passed since he hinted about his exit from the Nou Camp, it is unsure of the Argentine forward would be extending his reign at his present club, or join a new one.

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