“With the way he is with Argentina, Messi is very happy. If a player is not happy, you will see that their performance is not good in the national team. Messi has performed wonderfully at PSG this season. . He scored a lot of goals and assists in the national team and at the club. After the 2022 World Cup, we will sit together. Both sides are happy about this, “said Al-Khelaifi president in an interview. with Sky Sports on December 8 (Hanoi time).
Before attending the World Cup, Messi was in impressive form with 12 goals and 14 assists in 19 appearances in all competitions for PSG. On October 25, the Parisian team was said to want to offer Messi a one-year contract with an option to extend it for another year. Le Parisien said PSG always have goodwill to want Messi to stay at the team and are ready to give the right to decide the future for this player.
President Al-Khelaifi is satisfied with having Messi in the squad. The 48-year-old Qatari businessman appreciates Messi’s professionalism and talent. According to Le Parisien, Messi receives 41 million euros per season in France, part of which is paid in the form of cryptocurrencies. The contract also includes rewards for loyalty.
Messi has just played his 1,000th professional match in Argentina’s 2-1 victory over Australia in the round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup. The South American representative will meet the Netherlands in the quarterfinals at dawn on December 9 to win a place in the semi-finals. conclude.
In another development, when asked about the recruitment of striker Marcus Rashford from MU, chairman Al-Khelaifi said: “He’s a great player. If you want to recruit Rashford on a free transfer, we’ll do that. “I have to compete with a lot of clubs. We don’t want to hide our interest in Rashford in the past, but it was not the right time for either side. “.
“If Rashford is a free agent, of course we can talk to him directly. But PSG will not discuss with Rashford right now. Let’s let him focus on the 2022 World Cup. Then in May In January 2023, we will negotiate if we are still interested in Rashford,” said the Qatari businessman. Similar to Messi, Rashford’s contract with MU will expire at the end of the 2022/23 season.
Duy Luan | 07:30 09/12/2022