Lionel Messi is being eyed by Saudi Arabian membership Al Hilal in a deal value $A430 million per 12 months, based on studies.
Cristiano Ronaldo arrived within the Middle East earlier this month after agreeing a $A300 million-a-year switch to Al Nassr.
It makes him the highest-paid sports activities star on this planet by some margin as he prepares to complete his profession with the membership.
Al-Nassr’s new Portuguese ahead Cristiano Ronaldo greets the followers throughout his unveiling on the Mrsool Park Stadium within the Saudi capital Riyadh on January 3, 2023. (Photo by Fayez Nureldine / AFP)Source: AFP
But based on Mundo Deportivo, Messi might be given the chance to dwarf Ronaldo’s wage packet within the coming months.
The Argentine, 35, is out of contract at Paris Saint-Germain in the summertime.
Reports have claimed he has a “verbal settlement” with the Ligue 1 champions to increase his keep within the French capital.
But he’s now being linked with a profitable transfer to Al Hilal.
The Saudi aspect are the bitter rivals of Ronaldo’s Al Nassr and the 2 groups play the Riyadh Derby annually.
The deal would see Messi earn round $130 million greater than Ronaldo annually.
Al Hilal at present sit third within the Saudi Pro League, three factors behind desk toppers Al Nassr.
Messi additionally has Saudi hyperlinks having signed a $40 million deal to advertise tourism within the nation.
However, regardless of the large cash on provide within the Middle East, remaining at PSG is the probably end result for the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner.
Lionel Messi returned with a bang towards Angers. (Photo by Geoffroy VAN DER HASSELT / AFP)Source: AFP
His World Cup triumph proved he’s nonetheless top-of-the-line gamers on this planet.
And he then marked his return to the French giants with a objective on Wednesday night time as Christophe Galtier’s aspect claimed a 2-0 win over Angers.
Messi has already racked up 13 objectives and 14 assists in 20 video games for PSG this season.
This article was initially printed by The Sun and reproduced with permission
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