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PSG Chief – All clubs have the right to talk about Lionel Messi
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PSG Chief – All clubs have the right to talk about Lionel Messi

In an interview with L’Equipe, Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi has revealed Barcelona's pursuit of Neymar as well his club's links with Lionel Messi who has been a central figure in one of the most talked-about transfer sagas in the history of the game. It can be recalled that the Argentine wizard was set to leave Barcelona at the end of the 2019/20 season after the infamous burofax incident. However, after a season of transition in 2020/21, Messi's love for the club seems to have been reignited. PSG were in pole position for the Argentine's signature when the exit rumors heightened after his contract ends on June 30. It was even reported that the Ligue 1 giants who ended up as runners-up in France for the 2020/21 season offered him a contract a few weeks ago. REA...
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PSG prepared to play remaining UCL games overseas

Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to play their remaining UEFA Champions League games overseas if it's not possible to do so in France, club president Nasser Al-Khelafi has said. It was announced on Tuesday that the top two tiers of French domestic football would not be resuming after French prime minister Edouard Philippe confirmed the ban on all sporting events, including those that hold without fans until at least September due to the COVID-19 crisis. The Ligue 1 leaders were 12 points clear at the top of the table with 11 games left. They were in pursuit of their seventh Ligue 1 title in 8 years. However, it remains to be seen if the title will be awarded or if relegations and promotions will be allowed. The Ligue de Football Professional (LFP) is expected to meet next month to ma...