- Messi has reportedly agreed a two-year deal with the PSG days after a shock exit from Barcelona
- The deal is subject to a medical, with both parties agreeing on majority of contract details
- Sport columnist Guillem Balague made the announcement on Tuesday, August 10, saying "it is done"
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Lionel Messi is on the verge of joining Paris Saint Germain after reportedly agreeing a deal with the French giants.
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Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, as well as BBC Sport columnist Guillem Balague. confirmed the deal adding that the Argentine will earn around €35 million (KSh 4.4 billion) net per season including add ons.
"It's all been confirmed. Lionel Messi is going to be a PSG player," Balague said on BBC Radio 5.
The French League giants have an option to extend the contract of the six-time Ballon d'Or winner by a year until the summer of 2024.
Messi, who said his emotional goodbyes to his teammates at Camp Nou will now fly to Paris in the next hours to undergo a medical and finalise the deal.
The 2021 Copa America winner will now reunite with Neymar who also joined PSG in a world record fee worth over €200 million in 2017.
Both players inspired Barca to their last Champions League glory in 2015 and their alliance could see them guide the Parisians to their first European glory.
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