According to reports, Lionel Messi will not be booed by Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) ultras despite growing doubts over his future with the club. Negotiations over a renewal have been ongoing, but a successful conclusion has yet to be reached.
GOAL has reported that the French club has rebuilt their relationship with ultras. Following difficult times in recent years the ultras do not plan to target Messi in the upcoming game against Rennes. This is a significant development, as the Argentine was previously booed with Neymar last season when they were knocked out.
Despite the uncertainty over his future with PSG, Messi has been performing well this season. With 18 goals and 17 assists in 31 games across all competitions. However, PSG is reeling from another early exit from the Champions League. Losing against Bayern Munich in the RO16 with both Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe disappointing in the away leg.
PSG Supporters on Lionel Messi
It is thought that PSG supporters’ frustrations stem from the club’s flawed project. Recruiting big-name stars, which don’t fit the team. Which they believe have led to their recent European failures. Additionally, the club may struggle to shift an exorbitantly paid front line. Although head coach Christophe Galtier believes Messi, in particular, won’t be going anywhere.
Overall, it seems that Messi’s relationship with PSG ultras remains positive, and they are not planning to boo him in the upcoming game. While the uncertainty over his future remains, his performance on the pitch remains strong, and it will be interesting to see how things play out in the coming weeks. GOAL should be credited for the reporting of this information.