Ahead of Lionel Messi’s potential move to PSG, former Barcelona teammate and good friend Luis Suarez wrote an emotional message to the six-time Ballon d’Or winner on Instagram.
In his post, Suarez said he was proud of Lionel Messi’s time at Barcelona, which saw the 34-year-old become the greatest footballer the Catalan team has ever seen. Suarez wrote:
“There are not enough words to tell THE STORY YOU WROTE in Barcelona. The club that saw you grow, the club you love so much and for which you won so many titles until you became the best player of all time have become. “
Luis Suarez was also grateful to Lionel Messi for helping him settle at Barcelona after his transfer from Liverpool in 2014. The current Atletico Madrid striker is delighted to have shared some wonderful moments with Messi on the pitch.
“I will always be grateful for how you have welcomed me since I arrived [at Barcelona] because you are a great person. I am proud to have shared thousands of wonderful moments with you and to have been lucky enough to have played with you, “said Suarez.
Luis Suarez also wished Lionel Messi the best of luck as the Argentine prepares to leave La Liga to join PSG this summer. The Uruguayan striker added:
“I sincerely hope that what happens in the future is for the best for you and your family. I love you so much.”
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PSG are confident of reaching an agreement with Lionel Messi. to achieve
According to the Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, PSG are extremely optimistic about reaching a final settlement with Lionel Messi and his father Jorge. The Barcelona talisman and its representatives are currently awaiting an official contract proposal to kickstart the negotiation process.
Lionel Messi will speak one last time to Barcelona and their fans in a press conference today (Sunday 8 August). Messi’s father Jorge will stay in Spain to attend his son’s press conference instead of flying to Paris to start negotiations with PSG.
According to the French outlet L’Equipe (via Sports Bible) PSG Lionel Messi will offer almost € 769,000 per week, with which the 34-year-old will earn around € 40 million per year after taxes. PSG will reportedly offer Lionel Messi a two-year deal with an option to extend for an additional year.
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