PSG reportedly makes contact with Lionel Messi following exit from Barcelona

Paris Saint Germain has made contact with Lionel Messi over a potential move. PSG reached out to Messi on Thursday following the unexpected announcement from Barca that he would not be signing a new deal with them.

Paris Saint-Germain have made contact with Lionel Messi over a potential move, Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed, with sources telling ESPN the player’s arrival could have an impact on the futures of Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba.

PSG sporting director Leonardo and chairman Nasser al Khelaifi are heavily involved in the discussions with Messi, having been in contact with his father, Jorge, for some time.

Speaking at a news conference ahead of PSG’s opening game of the Ligue 1 season, Pochettino confirmed that information. “Of course [signing Messi] is a possibility,” he said. “The club is working on it and if there is any information we will communicate it as soon as possible.”