2023-01-25 09:40:40

Lionel Messi rejects PSG contract after World Cup triumph changed his mind

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The Mirror
By Tom Blow

Lionel Messi is unwilling to sign a new contract at Paris Saint-Germain and could leave the French giants in the summer following a dramatic U-turn.

Messi, 35, is out of contract in June but was expected to sign a one-year extension with PSG. It is believed the Argentina captain has had a change of heart after winning the World Cup in Qatar, which was the one major trophy missing from his cabinet.

It could be argued that Messi has nothing left to prove and may return to Argentina or move to the MLS, with David Beckham's Inter Miami interested. Barcelona are not expected to attempt to re-sign their greatest ever player due to their financial woes.

As reported by Spanish outlet Marca, Messi is not motivated to win more titles in France or the Champions League again after leading Argentina to their third World Cup and achieving his ultimate dream. PSG want the Barcelona icon to stay in Paris.

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