When Lionel Messi faced members of the press for his farewell party in Barcelona on Sunday, it was inevitable to ask questions about his next destination. In particular, Messi was asked to clarify the circumstances behind the photo that was shown with a group of Paris Saint-Germain players a few days before the announcement of his departure.
Angel Di Maria shared a photo on Instagram on Tuesday, showing Messi smiling for the camera while standing with a group of PSG players, namely Neymar Jr., Leandro Pardes, De Maria himself and Marco Variety. Naturally, this gave rise to speculation, especially now that he is strongly associated with the French giants.
Messi then said that moving to the League 1 organization was “a possibility”, but did not confirm that it was a deal, as claimed by the brother of the Emir of Qatar.
“PSG is a possibility. I don’t agree with anyone at the moment. I had a lot of calls when the statement came out. There are a lot of interesting clubs. I didn’t believe anything, but we Talking. ” Not surprisingly, Argentina has been the subject of numerous phone calls since Barcelona confirmed his departure. However, the picture made people think that maybe he has already made a decision.
He denied that the image was linked to his plans. “It’s nonsense,” he said. We got together the day before I left. We arranged to go to Ni’s house for a barbecue. The picture is of that moment.
However, he acknowledged that the issue was raised during the meeting. “There were jokes at the time. They asked me to come to PSG. It’s not strange. It was just a coincidence, a picture with friends.”
However, PSG is at the forefront when it comes to signing Argentina, with Manchester City already rejecting themselves.