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Lionel Messi completes move to PSG

Lionel Messi completes move to PSG

Lionel Messi has reached an agreement to join French side Paris Saint-German (PSG) as free agent for a two years contract.

In the deal, Messi is expected to receive Ksh.3.1 billion (€25 million) net per season as guaranteed salary plus add ons, in a deal that could potentially be earning him a total salary around Ksh.4.4 billion €35m per season.

This move makes the 34-year-old Messi one of the most expensive transfer signings of the summer transfer window.

The much-anticipated move comes at the backdrop of his final press conference in Barcelona where he revealed that there was a possibility of him joining the French.

The announcement came as a surprise to many who were expecting him to wind down his career at Barcelona.

Even as Messi prepares to leave a club that has been his ticket to 10 La Liga titles, four Champions League crowns and three Club World Cup wins and 6 Ballon Dór recognitions.

At Barcelona Messi scored 672 goals out of 778 appearances and 266 assists making him the most capped player at the club.

It is now end of an era for the football star who has been at Barcelona for 21.

The much-anticipated move comes at the backdrop of his final press conference in Barcelona where he revealed that there was a possibility of him joining the French.

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