Posted on November 26, 2021 at 9.45 p.m. by La Rédaction
By securing the services of Lionel Messi this summer, PSG achieved an incredible blow, which allows Ligue 1 to attract new spectators. An arrival fully validated by Jorge Sampaoli.
During the last summer transfer window, PSG struck a huge blow on the transfer market. While FC Barcelona found itself in August unable to extend Lionel Messi , Paris Then took the opportunity to jump on the Pulga. Thus, the Argentine is committed for two seasons plus one optional in favor of the club of the capital. The PSG has also not paid any transfer compensation for the signing of Lionel Messi, the latter being free from any contract. An XXL recruitment that validates even the coach of the rival club of OM , Jorge Sampaoli .
“He gave another status to the Ligue 1 ”
In a press conference held this Friday, reported by RMC Sport, Jorge Sampaoli spoke of the impact of the arrival of Lionel Messi in the France championship: “He gave another status to Ligue 1 when he arrived, after having spent his entire life in a club. It's another football for him, another language. It will always be the best in the world, but it's up to him to smile again, to find his football, to become this different player again. I think it's a luxury for French football to have him here, but you also have to understand everything that this change of club has meant for him. “