Transfer: Al-Hilal Set Date To Announce Lionel Messi’s Signing

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Al-Hilal reportedly wants to announce the signing of Lionel Messi on June 6.

According to SPORT, the Saudi Pro League club have set June 6 as the date to have Messi’s final yes and to formulate plans for the announcement of the groundbreaking news of the 35-year-old’s arrival.


Messi is set to make a decision over his next club destination after Paris Saint-Germain confirmed his departure from the Parisians at the weekend.

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The Argentina World Cup winner played his last game for PSG against Clermont Foot at the Parc des Princes on Saturday.


Apart from Al-Hilal, Barcelona are still interested in signing Messi, but they are not currently in a position to make the forward a final offer. Al-Hilal, on the other hand, pulling out all the stops to secure his signature, are prepared to make Messi the highest-paid player in the world, trumping his longtime rival Cristiano Ronaldo’s €200 million per year deal with Al Nassr.

The club have reportedly put a €400 million salary proposal per year on the table for Messi.

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