Lionel Messi to Barcelona: Former Teammate Drops Hint Over PSG Star Returning to Camp NouNou

Lionel Messi to Barcelona: Former Teammate Drops Hint Over PSG Star Returning to Camp NouNou

  • Cesc Fabregas has shed light on what the future holds for Lionel Messi at PSG, with the forward having just a few months left on his current contract at Parc des Princes
  • Reports suggest PSG are desperate to renew Messi's deal, especially after the forward hit top form this season
  • However, they may have to contend with competition from Barcelona, with the Catalan club said to be keen on reuniting with Messi

Former Lionel Messi teammate Cesc Fabregas has dropped the biggest hint yet on the Argentine's possible return to Barcelona.

Messi spent more than 20 years with Barca before he cut ties with the Catalan giants in the summer of 2021.

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Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou in 2018. Photo by David Ramos.
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The seven-time Ballon d'Or winner went on to seal a stunning free transfer to Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year deal.

With Messi's deal at Parc des Princes set to expire at the end of the ongoing season, speculation is high on where he could go next.

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While PSG are understood to be keen to renew his contract, a return to Barcelona has also been mooted.

Cesc Fabregas speaks on Lionel Messi returning to Barcelona

Fabregas, who played alongside Messi at the Camp Nou, has now shed light on what the future holds for the Argentine superstar.

Asked about the prospect of Messi returning to Barcelona, Fabregas admitted that that could be an option for the 34-year-old.

He, however, suggested that the ball is in Barca's court to make the reunion possible.

“I don’t know if it’s possible. It could be an option if Barca are open to it. It would be a beautiful and happy ending," Fabregas told RAC1.

Meanwhile, Messi is said to have informed PSG that he will not be making a decision on his future at least until after the 2022 World Cup.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that fans have expressed anger with Kylian Mbappe after inadvertently blocking Lionel Messi's goal-bound shot during PSG's clash with Brest.

Messi has been in hot form for the French giants since the start of the new season, playing a vital role in PSG's bright start to the campaign.

And the Argentine ace was at it again on Saturday, September 10, as he set up Neymar for their side's opener at the half-hour mark.

Source: Sports Brief News