Argentine Lionel Messi is said to be about to sign for PSG. The attacker could not wear the flocked Parisian tunic of number 10, already in Neymar’s possession.
The Brazilian reportedly offered his former Barcelona teammate to remove his number, journalist Julien Maynard reported. Offer rejected by the Argentine who would have bet on the 19, number that he already wore with Albiceleste and Barça.
If he has rejected the number 10, according to various media, Messi plans to wear a PSG number with which he played for Barça and the Argentine national team: the 19. 3/3
– Julien Maynard (@JulienMaynard) August 6, 2021
The number 22 was also reportedly mentioned, but the 34-year-old is said to have a preference for 19.
This last number is currently owned by the Spanish Pablo Sarabia. According to the Argentine media TYC Sports, the free numbers within PSG this season are: 13, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33 and 34.