Recruited free by PSG this summer after reaching the end of his contract with FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi still cost the Parisian leaders a large sum. Explanations.
After having carried out the recruitments of Georginio Wijnaldum, Achraf Hakimi, Sergio Ramos and Gianluigi Donnarumma this summer, the PSG struck a blow of legend with Lionel Messi . The latter, who had initially left to extend with FC Barcelona, was finally forced to go into exile from Catalonia, and it was therefore PSG who won the stake with Messi by attracting him free. But despite everything, such an operation cost the Parisian leaders dearly …
Messi, an investment of more than € 100m
In fact, le10sport you exclusively revealed on 19 August that the PSG had released a premium of € 25M signing and net earnings after tax of € 25M to Lionel Messi , and these figures were confirmed by Sunday The Athletic . In total, this operation should therefore cost at least € 117 million to PSG , and this figure could rise further if Nasser Al-Khelaïfi decides to lift the optional third year included in Messi’s contract .