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PSG to discuss Lionel Messi contract after World Cup: Club President

Paris St Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi stated Lionel Messi is glad on the Ligue 1 champions and they’ll open discussions a couple of potential contract extension after the World Cup.

Messi, who has 12 targets and 14 assists for PSG in all competitions this season, moved to PSG from Barcelona in 2021 on a two-year contract, which expires in the summertime.

When requested if the 35-year-old is serious about extending his keep in Paris, Al-Khelaifi advised Sky Sports, “definitely”.

“He performed fantastic this season for us, he’s scored a lot of goals and assists for the national team and for the club,” he added.

“So what we agreed together – that after the World Cup, sit down together. But both sides – our side of the club and him – are very happy, so we will talk after the World Cup.”

Another participant out of contract this summer season is Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, who was beforehand linked with a transfer to PSG within the shut season.

Al-Khelaifi stated “every club” can be serious about signing the England worldwide on a free switch and that PSG had spoken to him beforehand.

“But the moment was not a good moment for both sides,” he stated.

“Today if he’s a free agent of course we can talk to him directly but we are not going to talk to him now. Let him focus on the World Cup. Then after in January, hopefully, if we’re interested we will talk to him.”



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