Al-Khelaifi: Saint-Germain are discussing Messi’s contract after the World Cup

Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi said Argentina striker Lionel Messi was happy with the club who competes in the French first division and that the two sides will discuss the possibility of extending the contract between them after the World Cup in course in Qatar. Messi had moved to the club of the French capital from Barcelona, ​​​​​​in Spain, in 2021, on the basis of a two-year contract that will expire next summer. In season in course, Messi scored 12 goals and created 14 scoring chances for his club in all competitions. In response to a question, Al-Khulaifi affirmed Messi’s (35-year-old) desire to continue with St. Germain, saying the player “did a great performance with us during the season in course. He scored many goals and created many chances for his country and for the club”. Al-Khulaifi added: “We agreed to sit together after the World Cup. But both sides… he and we are very happy. We’ll talk after the World Cup.” (Reuters)