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The former leader, who spent time at the Parc des Princes in his playing days, believes a fellow Argentine is ready to start over.
As speculation continues about Lionel Messi’s transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, Omar da Fonseca says the Barcelona superstar will “challenge himself” to embrace a fresh start in France.
A six-time Ballon d’Or winner continues to reveal little when it comes to his future plans.
A push for outings at Camp Nou was blocked in the summer of 2020, and the 33-year-old forward finally agreed to serve the final 12 months of his contract.
However, no new terms have been signed in Catalonia, meaning that Messi continues to make his way towards the free agent pool.
Few teams in world football could offer the financial and athletic package necessary to alienate a fiercely ambitious player from the only team he has represented throughout a remarkable career to date.
PSG is nonetheless part of that elite group, with Ligue 1 giants battling Premier League heavyweights Manchester City for the right to head a queue that could deliver the most signatures. wanted.
Da Fonseca can see Messi heading to the French capital, with a chance to chase another Champions League crown alongside Neymar’s familiar face showing obvious dismay at the South American.
Questioned by AfterFoot On whether Messi could join PSG, a man who spent time in the Parc des Princes in his playing days said of a compatriot: “Yes. If we look at the Spanish press, they say that his whole family started learning French.
“He will come, he will challenge himself. Imagine saying that with PSG he won the Champions League.
“If someone had told me as a child that I was going to play Paris, my ears would have cried!
“For us [Argentines]”France, Paris, they have something.”
Messi has promised not to make any decisions about his next move until the end of the 2020-21 campaign, and it is still possible that he could agree to an extension at Barca.
For now, he is trying to help Ronald Koeman’s team chase big honors, with a goalscoring return to action following a two-game suspension in the Copa del Rey win over Rayo Vallecano.