La Liga president Javier Tebas stated that with the current situation Barca cannot bring Lionel Messi back to the Nou Camp, when there are other contracts that cannot be registered.
This season Lionel Messi is playing quite well at PSG, helping this team to lead on the Ligue 1 rankings. Messi only has a contract with PSG until the end of this season, the French team wants him to have a new salary reduction. agree to an extension. Specifically, PSG wanted Messi to reduce his salary from 41 million euros/season to 28 million euros/season, but he refused.
With PSG having difficulty negotiating with Messi opens opportunities for other teams. Messi refused a super offer of more than 400 million euros/year from Al Hilal, a Saudi team. Messi’s number one priority right now is to continue playing in Europe, so he is likely to return to Barca if he leaves PSG in the summer of 2023.
The Camp Nou team is closely following Messi, they are ready to give him the same salary as Robert Lewanwdowski plus bonus. Messi is said to be willing to reduce his salary to return to Barca, the team that has made his name.
However, La Liga president Javier Tabes poured cold water on the Catalan team, claiming that with the current situation, the Nou Camp team could not bring Messi back. “Today, I do not see Barca signing Messi as possible,” he said. However, there is still a lot of time. Barca can take steps to bring him back.”
“We are still waiting for a possible plan from Barca. They need a lot of effort to make that happen. Surely they can sell off some players. But they also still have players who can’t be registered.”