Many experts expect Lionel Messi, the superstar now at Paris Saint-Germain, to return to his previous club Barcelona in 2023. After 21 years at Barca terminated in a tragic, tearful football transfer away, in breaking football transfer news, Barcelona may get to bring Messi back to Camp Nou in two years, following his PSG deal’s expiration, after all.
Lionel Messi left Camp Nou in August after Barcelona’s management were unable to meet the parameters of a new contract. They thus could not retain their number one player and captain owing to the salary constraints that La Liga imposed.
So, besides starting the 2021-22 season with Paris Saint-Germain, the Argentina international had spent the previous 17 seasons at Barcelona.
During that legendary era, he appeared for 778 games in all competitions and scored a total of 672 goals.
Barcelona May Get to Bring Messi Back to Camp Nou in Two Years
However, according to Spanish publication Marca, Messi may return again to Camp Nou before the end of his playing career.
According to the report, there are growing appeals behind the scenes for Barca to look into ways to re-sign Messi.
Suggestions are fling around that Barcelona may reclaim the six-time Ballon d’Or winner beyond next season, that is, in 2023.
Messi, who signed a two-year deal with at the Parc des Princes, has three goals in eight games for PSG. Going ahead, the Argentinian has the option of staying with his new team for a third year.