Lionel Messi’s potential return to Barcelona has been the talk of the footballing world in recent months. There are new developments around Messi that suggest the Argentine star could transfer to his beloved Camp Nou.
LA LIGA AND BARCELONA
According to recent reports, Barcelona are growing increasingly confident that La Liga will approve their financial plan. If it does happen it would make way for Messi’s return to the club. The Catalans have submitted their financial blueprint plan to La Liga. Outlining how they plan to accommodate Messi’s wages and comply with FFP regulations.
If La Liga approves their plan, Messi could sign a two-year contract with an option to terminate it after one year if he wishes to do so. The club reportedly wants to offer him wages worth around €13 million per year, net.
Despite La Liga president Javier Tebas admitting that Messi’s signing would be difficult for the Catalans, there is optimism within the club that the deal could go through. Messi’s contract with PSG is set to expire in June and the player has not shown any indication of renewing his contract.
RFEF PRESIDENT ON MESSI TRANSFER
The potential return of Messi to Barcelona would be a massive boost for the club and La Liga. The Argentine’s departure two years ago was a significant loss for both the club and the league, as he is one of the biggest draws in world football.
Speaking in a recent interview, RFEF president Luis Rubiales expressed his desire for Messi to return to the league. Stating that he would Messi with open arms. Rubiales also acknowledged the importance of having the best players in La Liga to attract fans from all over the world.
“If Messi returns, we will welcome him with open arms. In the end, all Spaniards and also fans of Spanish football from outside the country want the best players to be in our league. Leo Messi is unique in world football and I will always wish him the best.”Luis Rubiales (RFEF PRESIDENT)
If Messi does return to Barcelona, it would undoubtedly be a homecoming for the Argentine, who spent 21 years with the club before his departure. The potential reunion between Messi and the Catalan giants has generated significant excitement among fans. It remains to be seen whether the deal will go through.