Tiktukno: clip summarizing today's events in sports, 10.1 (Sport1)
For weeks, Inter Miami has been courting Lionel Messi and hoping to convince him to give up the contract extension at Paris Saint-Germain and join its ranks.
's MLS team is interested in strengthening itself with a number of international stars and in recent months its name has also been linked with many players in European football, but it is no longer a secret that the world champion is the number 1 target.
Majors on their part to convince the Argentine to give up a new contract in Paris Saint-Germain and move to the United States before retirement, but now the team's coach, former English player Phil Neville, addressed the issue.
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Inter Miami is pressing him.
Messi (Photo: GettyImages)
"Concluding deals to add players at these levels is a complicated thing," Neville said when asked about the many reports that the club intends to try to add Messi and continued, "but why shouldn't it happen? I believe it's possible. Players all over the world see the progress of the MLS And that it's a great league, and if Messi comes it will make me happy because I want to play with the best and also learn from him."
Let's recall that after the World Cup final, it was announced in France and Argentina that Messi intends to sign a contract extension at Paris Saint-Germain.
Following Neville's words, Paris Saint-Germain coach Christophe Galtier today also addressed the issue of Messi's contract extension: "There are talks between the management and Leo, but I don't know where things stand. I don't talk to Leo about such issues, but he seems happy in Paris".
By the way, former Barcelona president Juan Laporte confirmed this week that in 2006 Barcelona received a £225m bid to buy from Inter (the Italian one, not Miami) - an unprecedented offer for a then-starting player.