Paris Saint-Germain are now “progressing” in direct negotiations to sign Leo Messi. Talks ongoing to find the right ‘structure’, PSG are pushing since yesterday and now feeling confident.
Mannchester City are still quiet. PSG (and Neymar…) working for Messi.
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PSG were understood initially to be of the view that a deal could not be done but sources close to the matter say a direct approach from Messi to PSG’s head coach, Mauricio Pochettino, changed the dynamic.
The personal connection between Messi and his compatriot Pochettino and the fact the deal is a free transfer are factors in PSG pursuing the deal. They believe Messi’s signing would drive up their commercial revenues in Europe and South America should he link up with Neymar.