President of the French club PSG Nasser Al-Helayfi reacted to the transfer of Argentine striker Lionel Messi to the team. His words are quoted at website club.
“Messi made no secret of his desire to continue to compete at the highest level and win trophies, and, naturally, our goal as a club is to do the same,” said the head of the club. He expressed the hope that the team will be able to make history for fans around the world.
Messi officially joined PSG on 10 August. The contract with the 34-year-old Argentinean was signed on a 2 + 1 basis. It was noted that the club is ready to provide the striker with a salary of about 35 million euros per season.
Prior to this, Messi played for Barcelona throughout his career and left the team after the expiration of the contract. A new contract with the striker blue garnet was not signed due to “financial and structural reasons”, as well as in connection with the regulations of the Spanish league.