Financial Fair Play could block PSG’s Lionel Messi attempts

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona. (Photo by Pablo Morano/BSR Agency/Getty Images)
Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona. (Photo by Pablo Morano/BSR Agency/Getty Images) /

Barcelona’s Ronald Koeman has recently commented on Lionel Messi being linked to Mauricio Pochettino’s Paris Saint-Germain in an interview. The Dutchman has stated that these claims about the Argentine moving to the Ligue 1 to join his former teammate Neymar Jr, are “not important.”

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The rumors about Barcelona legend Lionel Messi joining the French Champions are getting heavier and heavier with each passing day. However, Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Ander Herrera believes that The signing of the 33-year-old will not be very easy for the French giants.

The former Manchester United midfielder has made a few comments previously on the magician potentially joining them as he stated how fantastic of a situation that would be if it went through. However, the Spaniard believes that the Financial Fair Play rules will make it hard for the French giants to land their desired target.

The former Athletic Bilbao midfielder believes that landing the Blaugrana legend is a big deal. While the signing of the Argentine will not cost money as he might potentially be a free transfer, the midfielder believes that signing a player of Messi’s stature will cost money through other forms such as the wages. While the Parisians are more than capable of paying the playmaker’s wages easily, Herrera believes that the FFP rules will not make it easy for the French giants to do so.

Messi is currently completely focused on Barcelona and his ongoing season with the Catalans, which is moving into a crucial stage day by day. Goal believes that the Argentine is not bothered about a future move to another club as of now. The 6 time Ballon D’or winner is awaiting the arrival of the summer transfer window of 2021 in order to make a decision. As of now the magician has not contacted another club and is solely focused on the task at hand with the La Liga giants.

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