The Athletic: Messi getting closer to move to MLS
Lionel Messi could change club colors as early as next summer. The Athletic argues that a possible transfer of the Argentine from PSG to Inter Miami is taking more and more real shape.
- Lionel Messi still hasn’t made a decision on his contract extension with PSG
- The Athletic argues that the 35-year-old could switch clubs in the summer of 2023
- The Argentine is being linked with a transfer to Inter Miami
Messi to retire in MLS?
Lionel Messi has a contract valid with PSG only until the end of June next year. There are increasing rumors that the player will opt for another change of employer.
Usually well-informed on transfer topics, David Ornstein of The Athletic argues that the Argentine representative may end his European soccer adventure next summer. Messi at the same time may be tempted to transfer to the MLS.
According to the source, the most realistic option related to the Argentine’s future is a transfer to Inter Miami. The player is also on the target of FC Barcelona, which would like to get the player back. Nevertheless, the favorite to acquire the 35-year-old is the club managed by David Beckham.
Messi’s representatives and the MLS club have reportedly been discussing such a deal for several years, and confidence in such a transfer has grown each time. Jorge and Jose Mas, who co-own Inter Miami with David Beckham, are in talks with Messi’s father, Jorge Messi.
The Argentine player has appeared in 17 matches this campaign. He has scored 12 goals so far, and has also completed 13 key passes, counting all games.