9 before 2021 09:47 GMT
On Sunday, the Argentine player held a press conference in which he confirmed his departure from Barcelona.
Jorge Sampaoli, former coach of the Argentine national team, and current coach of Olympique de Marseille, hung Last Sunday, the possibility of former Barcelona striker Lionel Messi joining Paris Saint-Germain (Paris Saint-Germain).
During his team’s press conference after the match against Montpellier, Sampaoli noted that “even if Leo were about to go to a club other than Olympique Marseille, it would be great for the first division. He would be the best player in the world championship.”
“Having Leo would serve the league very well [francesa]. All eyes of the whole world will be on the tournament. If Leo arrives, we will wish him happiness and enjoyment in this different tournament. “For us to face that would be an extra motive,” said the Argentine strategist.
Sampaoli led Messi during the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where the French national team was eliminated in the Round of 16 by France, the eventual world champions. If Messi joins PSG, he could face Sampaoli’s side on October 24 at the Stade Velodrome, home of Olympique.
Messi held a press conference last Sunday at the Camp Nou to confirm his departure from Barcelona. The Argentine star will not be able to continue being part of the Catalan club’s squad due to economic and structural obstacles, particularly due to the regulations of the Spanish League. About his sporting future, Messi claimed That “Paris Saint-Germain is a possibility”, although he clarified that at the moment he “has no arrangement with anyone”.
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