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Barcelona Transfer News Roundup: Club attempt to block Lionel Messi move, Sergio Aguero update and more | 8th August, 2021




Barcelona they allegedly tried to block Lionel Messi he suggested moving to PSG in a last-ditch attempt to keep the Argentine superstar. Elsewhere, Sergio Aguero submitted an update of its plans for the future.

With that in mind, here is the update of the news about the transfer of Barcelona from August 8, 2021.

Barcelona is trying to block Lionel Messi’s upcoming move

Lionel Messi is scheduled to join PSG this summer
Lionel Messi is scheduled to join PSG this summer

Barcelona has reportedly filed a complaint with the European Commission in a last-ditch attempt to block the upcoming transfer of Lionel Messi to the French giant. Paris Saint-Germain.

Barcelona believes that the French club has violated the guidelines on financial fair play and has sent a report to the Court of Appeals, which allegedly read:

“PSG’s ratio to financial fair play is worse than that of Barcelona. In 2019/2099, 99% of PSG’s revenue was used for salaries, while for Barcelona it was 54%.”

Although the chances are small, it remains to be seen whether Barcelona’s appeal will really block Lionel Messi’s transfer to PSG.

Sergio Aguero remains in Barcelona for now

Sergio Aguero in action for Argentina at the 2021 Copa America
Sergio Aguero in action for Argentina at the 2021 Copa America

Sergio Aguero should stay in Barcelona at least for the 2021-22 season. The former Manchester City striker joined the club as a free agent earlier this summer.

The Argentine is reportedly already seeking a move away from Barcelona after the club failed to re-sign Lionel Messi. However, according to Albert Roge of SPORT, Aguero was quoted as saying:

“Don’t worry, you’ve had me all year.”

That would mean Aguero is ready to stay with the club for the upcoming season, but he will assess his options at the end of the campaign.

Lionel Messi has yet to finalize his contract with PSG

Lionel Messi has yet to finalize his upcoming contract to join French giants PSG. The Argentine has reportedly agreed personal terms with the club, but is still considering the final details of the contract.

This is claimed by Fabrizio Romano, who reported that Lionel Messi has yet to fly to Paris for medical examinations. However, the Italian journalist thinks that it is only a matter of time before the Argentine will be a PSG player.

Lionel Messi has confirmed PSG’s interest in his last press conference for Barcelona. He said:

“(PSG) is honestly one possibility, to reach that height, but I haven’t confirmed anything to anyone. When the press release was issued, I had a lot of calls and a lot of clubs were interested. I’m currently. We don’t have anything closed, but we’re talking about a lot . “