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Lionel Messi banner at Camp Nou taken down ahead of PSG move

Barcelona announced on Thursday they could not keep their greatest player because they weren't able to fit a new contract within the Spanish league's financial fair-play regulations
Lionel Messi.

Our Bureau   |   Published 10.08.21, 05:52 PM

A large banner of Lionel Messi on the side of the Camp Nou was taken down ahead of his impending move to PSG. Messi has reportedly agreed a two-year deal to join the Ligue 1 club and is believed to be flying to Paris later on Tuesday to finalise his agreement and complete a medical.

Barcelona announced on Thursday they could not keep their greatest player because they weren't able to fit a new contract within the Spanish league's financial fair-play regulations.

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Messi spent nearly two decades with the Catalan club since making his first-team debut as a 17-year-old in 2004.

He played 17 seasons winning the Champions League four times, the Spanish league 10 times, the Copa del Rey seven times and the Spanish Super Cup eight times.

Messi leaves as Barcelona's all-time leading scorer with 672 goals.

(With AP inputs)



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