- Lionel Messi’s contract with Spanish club Barcelona will lapse at the end of this season
- Future of the Argentine legend remains in doubt as regards where he will be playing next season
- French side PSG has reportedly offered the Barcelona captain a mouthwatering contract and the No.10 shirt
Argentine star Lionel Messi has been offered a whopping contract at French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain for him to make a switch this summer.
Reports cited in Daily Mail claim that a sensational three-year contract has been offered to the Barcelona captain whose contract with the Catalan giants expires at the end of the season.
Messi’s future remains in doubt as the 33-year-old is yet to renew his contract with the Spanish club.
It was gathered that PSG has now offered the six-time Ballon d’Or winner an unbeatable contract as well as shirt number 10 currently for Neymar.
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Messi and Neymar were part of the Barcelona squad that won treble during the 2014-2015 season under manager Luis Enrique and it is widely believed that the Brazilian is working hard to convince the playmaker to join the Parc des Princes.
With just over eight weeks left on Messi contract with Barcelona, fans of the club want him to remain with the Camp Nou side.
After their Copa Del Rey glory, Barcelona president Joan Laporta said:
“I'm convinced that he wants to stay. This is his club.
“He gave an exhibition today (in the final) and what's more he's surrounded by a great team. We will do everything in our power to make sure he stays.”
Antoine Griezmann, Messi's striker partner at Barcelona, added:
"Messi is happy here. What happens in the summer is not in our hands."
Meanwhile, Messi recently joined Cristiano Ronaldo as the only two players in footballing history to score at least 25 goals in 12 seasons across Europe's top five leagues.
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The Argentine legend reached the landmark in Barca’s 5-2 win over Getafe when he scored two stunning goals.
Messi found the back of the net twice in the first half of the encounter before teeing up Ronald Araujo to head a contest-settling fourth Barca goal and then playing in Antoine Griezmann to win a late penalty.
Legit.ng earlier reported that with Juventus on the brink of missing out on next season’s Champions League, there is a new development on the future of Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo.
It was gathered that Ronaldo has already contacted his agent, Jorge Mendes, to go into negotiations with the Premier League giants if they would be interested in accepting him back when the transfer window opens.