Lionel Messi’s next step amid rumors linking him to Al-Hilal has been confirmed, Breaking Sport News reports.
Messi was linked to a mega deal that will see him land the biggest contract in football history – a record that is currently held by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Lionel Messi is currently drawing close to the end of his two-year contract with PSG.
The contract will expire at the end of the current football season, with PSG making efforts to renew the deal.
Meanwhile, speculations linking him to Al-Hilal has lingered. The move would have seen him renew the old rivalry between him and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Cristiano Ronaldo signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with Al-Hilal’s bitter rivals Al-Nassr, making him the highest-paid footballer in history.
However, it appears Lionel Messi will not join the Saudi club despite the rumors linking him to a potential.
Fabrizio Romano has confirmed Lionel Messi’s next move on his future after the expiration of his PSG contract.
According to the football correspondent, Lionel Messi will not join Al-Nassr as he is planning to engage in contract extension talks with PSG.
As confirmed by Fabrizio, Messi’s next move is a meeting with the PSG hierarchy to negotiate a possible contract extension with the club.
Lionel Messi has been at the peak of his football career after leading Argentina to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
The Rosario-born football magician had admitted before the World he is happy at PSG. He has returned to the team after World Cup celebrations and registered his name on the scoresheet for the club on his return.