Messi signed a third-season option clause in his contract when it first arrived in 2021 and club officials decided not to activate it, according to the report.
The world champion and the national team of Argentina He was also suspended for two weeks.because he was due to train with his team after a 3-1 home loss against Lorient in Ligue 1 on Sunday, but flew to Saudi Arabia instead, L’Equipe added.
Messi will not be able to play or train with the team, and his salary will be deducted during his suspension, the report added.
Messi will miss the Ligue 1 matches against Troyes and Ajaccio, but could return for the match against Auxerre on May 21. PSG lead the tournament table with 75 points from 33 matches.
In addition to not being able to go to practice, “Lio” will have his salary deducted during the two weeks of sanctions.
“No one is higher than PSG. The fans are angry about the game and the lack of discipline and this is not a good example. Messi is no different from anyone. If he goes thousands of kilometers for a business matter, he needs permission from the club. . There are lines that cannot be transferred”, said Al Khelaifi about the sanction of “Flea”.
While he is unable to play the matches against Troyes and Ajaccio, Messi will assess his situation for next season, with Barcelona and Inter Miami of the MLS as possible destinations for the Argentine once he leaves the French club.
From Spain they assured that Messi has everything ready for his return, it would only be necessary to clarify the economic ones, since this would be an important obstacle not to exceed the financial just playing – they exceed by around 200 million euros – imposed by the Spanish League. The world champion has made several trips to Barcelona in recent weeks and the illusion has become stronger on the part of the Catalan team.
A few days ago, Messi took a photo with the man who wants to take him to the MLS in the United States, David Beckham. The British, president of Inter Miami, has expressed his intention to bring “Lio” to American football on several occasions and this possibility may be more and more real.