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Lionel Messi has a 'monstrous offer' from Saudi Arabia, which wants to face him again with Cristiano Ronaldo


The Saudi Gazzette newspaper stated that Al-Hilal, the club that has Ramón Díaz as DT, approached Rosario with a proposal "during the last hours." The Portuguese has been at Al-Nassr since December.

The whistles at

Lionel Messi

in Paris on Sunday heralded a "divorce" that seems inevitable between the world champions and Paris



The player's link with the French club ends in June and there is no progress on a renewal.

Rumors pointed to a future in Barcelona but

another team seems to have stung to score among the candidates to receive it



Arab football

that after the World Cup in Qatar broke the market by adding

Cristiano Ronaldo

, who came to Al-Nassr for 200 million euros, now wants to keep the winner of the latest FIFA The Best award.

According to the Saudi Gazzette newspaper,

Al-Hilal made an official offer to Rosario in the last few hours


There is talk in the Saudi media of a

"monster offer"

in an attempt by "Saudi Arabia to have two world soccer superstars play in their professional league tournaments."

"According to sources, the excellent offer from the Riyadh club

includes all the benefits set for the player and meets the demands of the Argentina captain

," explains Saudi Gazzette.

As Messi would be released in June if he did not reach a renewal with PSG, there is talk that

"a free transfer to the Middle East is a viable option for Messi"


The newspaper even

assures that "Jorge Horacio Messi, Messi's father and manager, has been in Riyadh in recent days

, which has generated speculation that he could be negotiating a move for his son."

Of course, Jorge Messi's visit could have other interests, because

Leo is a "tourism ambassador for Saudi Arabia"

, so the 35-year-old player "traveled to the Kingdom on several occasions for promotional activities".

If the long-awaited signing of the Arabs to Al-Hilal materializes, the duel between Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

from the times of the Spanish league in which the Argentine played in Barcelona and the Portuguese, in Real Madrid,

will be reissued .

In addition, unlike then, they will even share life in the city of Riyadh, where CR7 settled last December.

Together again?

Cristiano Ronaldo arrived at Al-Nassr in December.

AFP photo

The French media do not see a future for Messi in Paris

This Tuesday, the local newspapers referred to the imminent "divorce" of Leo and PSG.


Lionel Messi will not be a Parisian next season

(unless Doha kicks the board)," headlined

RMC Sports

, a site that follows the day-to-day life of the club that leads Ligue 1 in France.


, who loves the Argentine little or nothing, pointed out: "

Lionel Messi should not continue his adventure at PSG next season

. One last door remains open, if the Argentine striker accepts a significant reduction in his salary. La Pulga is waiting, for his part, for guarantees on the Parisian project".

Le Parisien

travels in the same vein

: "The attacking trio Messi-Neymar-Mbappé

could break next summer

, between the desire of the players and the will of the club. But the interests of each field continue to be contradictory."

However, the last word has not been said and the French club has the priority to execute a renewal clause for another season before the link ends, on June 30, six days after the 36th birthday of the best player in the


. .

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Source: clarin

All news articles on 2023-04-04

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