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Barcelona Eyes Messi’s Return, Plans To Sell Three Key Players To Raise Funds



La Liga giants, Barcelona, are reportedly making plans to re-sign Lionel Messi from France club, Paris Saint-Germain.

Messi left Barcelona in August 2021 for PSG, CityNews Nigeria recalls. The 35-year-old Argentine star has until June this year for his current contract to end at PSG.

A Spanish news outlet, Fichajes, however, claimed that Barcelona is willing to offload the likes of Franck Kessie, Raphinha and Andreas Christensen from the club to raise funds to resign their legend, Messi.

Messi’s future at PSG is uncertain at the moment, joined by reports alleging the multiple Ballon d’Or winner is being mocked at the French club.

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Recently, Barcelona president, Joan Laporta spoke about Messi’s return to the club when a fan asked him about the same in a recent clip that went viral on social media.

However, given Barcelona’s financial constraints right at the moment, signing Messi back won’t be that straightforward, as the Blaugrana will have to lighten up their wage bill first by selling off some players such as Kessie, Raphinha and Christensen, according to the report.

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