The Argentine welcomed the prospect of his compatriot’s arrival at Parc des Princes in December, however says he is since been informed to remain quiet
Leandro Paredes says Paris Saint-Germain have requested him to not discuss Lionel Messi once more amid the continued hypothesis surrounding the Barcelona’s famous person’s future.
Messi is being closely linked with a change to Parc des Princes forward of the summer time switch window, with the 33-year-old set to change into a free agent on the finish of June if he decides in opposition to signing a contract extension at Camp Nou.
The likes of Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Paredes have all publicly welcomed the prospect of Messi’s arrival at PSG, who’ve since taken steps to stop their gamers from talking out on a attainable transfer for the six-time Ballon d’Or winner.
What’s been stated?
Paredes informed ESPN in December: “Messi at PSG? I hope so, all of us need him to return. I hope Leo will make one of the best determination for him, however we’ll welcome him with open arms.”
The Argentine midfielder has now revealed that PSG officers gave him a slap on the wrists for his feedback, telling Le Journal Du Dimanche: “They’ve requested me to not discuss it anymore.
“Individuals did not like my place on what I used to be saying. Some individuals noticed it as disrespectful. This was not the case for me.
“It is as much as Messi to determine calmly on the finish of the season what he needs to do along with his future.”
When will Messi determine his subsequent transfer?
Messi shocked the soccer world after handing in a proper switch request at Camp Nou again in August, solely to carry out a U-turn on his determination the next month amid stress from Barca and La Liga officers.
The Blaugrana captain pledged to remain put for no less than yet one more season, however has left the door open to a possible departure this yr whereas admitting that MLS holds nice attraction to him as a attainable subsequent vacation spot.
“I at all times stated that I’ve the impression that I want to benefit from the expertise of dwelling in america, but when it occurs or not I do not know,” Messi informed La Sexta throughout the winter break.
“I’ve nothing clear till the top of the yr, I’ll look ahead to the top of the season.”
Messi’s file for Barca in 2020-21
Messi has managed to dam out the intensifying switch rumours to play a key position in Barca’s set-up as soon as once more this time period, scoring 25 objectives in 35 appearances throughout all competitions.
The Argentina worldwide has additionally laid on 11 assists whereas serving to Ronald Koeman’s aspect struggle for the Liga title and attain the Copa del Rey closing, however was powerless to stop the group from struggling a last-16 Champions League exit by the hands of PSG final week.