PSG President Reveals What Messi Will do that Would Make Him Afraid

PSG President Reveals What Messi Will do that Would Make Him Afraid

  • Nasser Al-Khelaifi, President of Paris Saint-Germain cracked a joke about the club's new signing Lionel Messi during a press briefing
  • Al-Khelaifi jokingly said that with the amount Messi would earning annually that he does not expect the Argentine to ask for a salary increase
  • Messi ended his 21-year romance with Barcelona to sign a multi-million pound deal with the Parc des Princes outfit

Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi jokingly stated that he is afraid if newly-signed Lionel Messi will ask for a pay rise in the future, Sports Keeda.

The Argentine international completed one of the biggest transfers in history after making a rare move from Barcelona.

The French giants will reportedly be paying the six-time Ballon d'Or winner €35million per season in the next two years with an option to extend a further year.

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PSG president reveals what Messi will do that would make him afraid
PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaifi jokingly said he hopes Lionel Messi will not ask for a pay rise with the amount he is earning. Photo by Matthieu Mirville
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And during an interview session with the press, Al-Khelaifi maintained that the club respected the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules and did not go overboard with their spendings.

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"I was waiting for that question. We have always respected Financial Fair Play. We checked with our financial people and knew that we could sign him.
"What the media need to focus on is not just the negative but also the positives that he will bring."

Al-Khelaifi then jokingly added that he does not expect Messi to ask for more pay after reports claim the 34-year-old will be earning £500,000-per-week after tax.

He continued:

"I hope Lionel Messi won't ask for more salary."

PSG's Instagram surge

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Paris Saint-Germain are already benefitting from Lionel Messi's transfer to Parc des Princes as fans have flooded their Instagram page, Republic World.

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The Argentine international made a big summer move to the French giants after cutting ties with his boyhood club Barcelona.

The 34-year-old was unable to renew his contract due to the strict financial rules set by La Liga that brought a premature end to his 21-year reign at Camp Nou.

Messi partnering with Neymar and Mbappe

Legit.ng also stated that Lionel Messi has stated that he can not wait to play alongside his former Barcelona teammate and France striker Kylian Mbappe in the Paris Saint-Germain attack, The Sun, Daily Mail.

The 34-year-old was officially unveiled in Paris in front of thousands of fans after ending the speculation about his future club.

And the Argentine superstar is eager to get into gear with PSG's attack comprising Neymar and Mbappe.

Source: Legit

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