Messi's transfer to Saudi Arabia allegedly 'done deal'

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AMMAN — The transfer of Lionel Messi from Paris Saint-Germain FC to Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal FC is a "done deal," Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported on Tuesday.اضافة اعلان

A Saudi source close to the negotiations has confirmed on Tuesday morning that Messi will be playing in Saudi next season, labelling the transfer 'huge', according to AFP

Earlier, it was reported that Messi will leave PSG after his contract expires this summer.

Meanwhile, the allegations came about he is joining Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal for $386.5 million per season. If the deal is materialized, the Saudi Pro League will see a renewed rivalry between Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, who currently plays for Al-Nassr FC.

The report came the day after Messi received the Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year for the year 2022.

He also collected the Team of the Year gong as part of Argentina's national team that won the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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