Joan Laporta: Barcelona president says Messi wished to remain– video Lionel MessiClub going over financial fair play, contract length and income Barcelona president describes why Messi deal was impossibleParis St-Germain are confident of striking an offer to sign Lionel Messi after making progress in negotiations with the forwards agents. The club have been pressing for the Argentina worldwide given that Thursday, when Barcelona announced that he would be leaving.Talks are concentrated on making sure any deal stays within the borders of monetary fair play and concurring a contract length and salary. Messi had actually accepted a significant pay cut to about EUR20m a season to stay at Barcelona but his offer was due to run for 5 years, ending simply after he turns 39. Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona after challenges ward off agreement renewalPSG expect conversations to continue a minimum of up until the end of Saturday. They hope the presence at the club of an Argentinian supervisor, Mauricio Pochettino, and Messis previous Barcelona colleague Neymar will assist to smooth a deal. Messi has actually spoken to Pochettino given that he was informed by Barcelona that his time there had to end and Neymar is working to try to encourage Messi to come to Paris.Messi declined techniques from PSG and Manchester City some months back, having decided he wanted to remain at the Camp Nou, but Barcelona have stated financial restrictions have prevented them from renewing the contract of a gamer officially a free agent since completion of June.PSG believe finalizing Messi– and partnering him with Neymar– would increase their industrial profits across the globe, which will be factored into their financial reasonable play factors to consider. Pochettino stated at interview on Friday that “these chances in some cases show up” and “our sporting director and president are working hard to enhance the team”. Pep Guardiola said of a possible pursuit of Messi by City: “Right now it is not in our ideas [to sign Messi], never.”Barcelonas president, Joan Laporta, explained on Friday why Messi could not continue with the club where he has spent his whole profession. He said the only path offered for keeping Messi would have put Barcelona at threat “for the next 50 years”. Speaking at a news conference he said: “The club has over 100 years of history and is above any gamer, even the finest in history, to whom we will be forever grateful. Above managers, presidents and gamers, Barça will constantly be above them.”Barcelonas president Joan Laporta at a new conference on Friday. Photograph: Joan Monfort/APLaporta said the club and Messi wanted both had to sign a brand-new agreement. “I said we d do everything possible to keep Messi at Barça within the economic scenario of club,” he said. “We reached arrangement but couldnt formalise it, due to the fact that of the clubs financial situation, which means we cant sign up the player due to income limitations. I dont want to go on and on about the situation we acquired, and the horrible decisions that were made in the past. We have actually gone from bad to even worse.”Laporta said he did not want to create false hope when asked whether Messi could still remain at Barcelona, who have a total financial obligation of more than EUR1bn.La Liga has a wage cap, computed based on a clubs financial health, which was decreased in November in the wake of the monetary pressures brought on by the pandemic, and Barcelona have actually been hit hard.Laporta stated the club had lined up 2 brand-new deals with Messi, first a two-year offer payable over 5, and then a five-year deal. He stated they were unable to deal either get done since of La Ligas FFP rules, and that he was not ready to agree to the leagues suggested private equity investment from CVC exclusively to protect Messis future.”In order to meet FFP, Barça had to accept an operation, essentially remortgaging the club, which would affect us for the next 50 years in terms of TV rights, and I needed to make the choice,” he said. “We can not put the organization at higher risk.”Despite opposition from Barcelona and Real Madrid most of the leagues clubs are expected to offer their final approval to the CVC handle an upcoming basic assembly.Laporta stated that the coronavirus-impacted 2020-21 seasons financial losses would be double what had actually been expected. “We need to move on. We will not just try to fulfill FFP requirements by putting the club at threat for the next 50 years.”Laporta, asked whether he understood PSGs interest, stated: “Whatever he does is up to him– youll have to ask him. I will not address that. I do not know that, but it is always being stated they [PSG] have options.” #ticker ticker. paragraphs We will be in touch to remind you to contribute. Watch out for a message in your inbox in September 2021. If you have any questions about contributing, please call us.
Joan Laporta: Barcelona president says Messi wanted to stay– video Lionel MessiClub going over monetary fair play, contract length and salary Barcelona president describes why Messi offer was impossibleParis St-Germain are confident of striking an offer to sign Lionel Messi after making progress in negotiations with the forwards agents. Messi has actually spoken to Pochettino because he was informed by Barcelona that his time there had to end and Neymar is working to attempt to persuade Messi to come to Paris.Messi turned down methods from PSG and Manchester City some months back, having chosen he wanted to stay at the Camp Nou, but Barcelona have stated financial limitations have actually avoided them from renewing the agreement of a player formally a free representative considering that the end of June.PSG believe finalizing Messi– and partnering him with Neymar– would drive up their business revenues throughout the globe, and that will be factored into their financial fair play factors to consider. He stated the only route available for keeping Messi would have put Barcelona at risk “for the next 50 years”. “I stated we d do whatever possible to keep Messi at Barça within the economic scenario of club,” he said.”Laporta said he did not desire to generate incorrect hope when asked whether Messi could still stay at Barcelona, who have an overall financial obligation of more than EUR1bn.La Liga has an income cap, computed based on a clubs monetary health, which was lowered in November in the wake of the monetary pressures caused by the pandemic, and Barcelona have actually been struck hard.Laporta said the club had lined up 2 new deals with Messi, first a two-year offer payable over 5, and then a five-year deal.