Lionel MessiThe future of is still up in the air as Paris Saint-GermainChampions League elimination at the hands of Bayern Munich Earlier this week.
The Argentina captain has yet to agree a contract extension and is linked with a move to MLS. intel miamico-owned Manchester United Legend David Beckham.
L’Equipe reports: intel miami more conscious than MessiHis potential addition has boosted MLS’ brand image, and the American franchise “does whatever it takes to convince him.”
“He obviously became a top priority Jorge Masthe principal owner of intel miami‘ explains the French newspaper.
“The first talks date back to June 2021. Messi signed PSGSince then, talks have resumed, Jorge Mas spent a lot of time with MessiEntourage at the World Cup in Qatar in December.
Meanwhile, the MLS Commissioner Don Garber He stressed that clubs have the flexibility to look for new formulas to convince and lure stars into the league.
“The team has the flexibility to do their own thing.” gerber said athletically.
“MLS is a single entity. If you sell something that the collective owns, the collective must approve it. [Inter Miami owner] Jorge [Mas] to decide [MLS executive vice president Todd Durbin’s] Help build something. If you get the chance to do it, it’s going to be out of the box.
“Because I know what’s going on in international football today. [Cristiano] Ronald at $100 million [a year] … the transfer market is exploding in unimaginable ways.
“We have to build a contract that compensates him in the way that he and his family expect. What is that? Honestly, I don’t know today, but maybe he [targeted allocation money] player. “
Toronto FCof Lorenzo Insigne Currently earning $14 million a year, he is the highest earner in MLS. In order to offer Messi a more favorable contract, The Athletic explains: intel miami We can offer him attractive packages that include real estate around the club’s new stadium and additional sponsorship deals.