Lionel Messi set to undergo medical at Paris Saint-Germain: Report

Barcelona: After confirming that signing with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) remains a possibility, Argentina striker Lionel Messi is set to undergo medical at the Ligue 1 club.

The maverick striker on Sunday confirmed the end of his 21-year stint with Spanish club Barcelona and he was left in tears while bidding adieu to the club.

Messi in a press conference had admitted that his signing with PSG remains a possibility, but nothing is certain at the moment.

“Lionel Messi is set to undergo a medical at Paris Saint-Germain after leaving Barcelona,” said in its Transfer news section citing a report from L’Equipe.

“Paris Saint-Germain is a possibility, yes. At the moment nothing is confirmed, I received a lot of calls after the Barcelona statement. We’re talking about it,” had quoted Messi as saying.

According to the report, PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino spoke directly to Argentina striker in order to convince him to join the club after exit from Barcelona.

In what came as one of the biggest news in the football world, Messi left FC Barcelona, earlier this week. As per the club, the reason behind the exit is the financial and structural obstacles.

“Today I have to say goodbye, I arrived very young at 13 years old, and after 21 years I am leaving with my wife and three children,” said Messi on Sunday in the press conference. 

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