Lionel Messi states he is delighted to play along with the world’s “best players” after signing up with Paris Saint-Germain
The Argentina star signed a two-year agreement at PSG with a choice for a 3rd following his departure from Barcelona this summer season.
The relocation sees him reunite with ex-Barca team-mate Neymar and France striker Kylian Mbappe, and the forward is delighted to include along with the set.
Asked about integrating with the 2 enemies at Parc des Princes, Messi informed press reporters: “I am very happy. It’s crazy.
” I had a great deal of envy; however I’m going to have fun with the very best gamers on the planet, which’s constantly excellent.”
PSG are looking to win back the Ligue 1 title this season after losing out to Lille last term, while the club’s great ambition is to lift the Champions League crown.
Messi, who won the European title four times with Barcelona, is confident his side can embark on a serious challenge for major silverware in 2021-22, saying: “Truly I feel this club is prepared to combat for each title.
“My only will now is to start training with my new team-mates. I still want to win, as I wanted it in the first moment of my career. I want to keep winning titles and that is why I came here to this club.”
He included: “This team is ready. There are some new transfers, but they have been close and are ready [to win the Champions League]. I have just come here to help. My dream is to win this trophy again and I think Paris is the best place to do so.”
After his agreement at Camp Nou ended this summer season, the six-time Ballon d’Or winner consented to sign a brand-new offer with the Catalan club.
He was anticipated to dedicate for another 5 years, however Barca might not manage to register him having currently surpassed the income limitation set by La Liga.
The opponent held a tearful interview to verify his departure, confessing that he wished to remain at the club.
“I gave everything for this club from the first day I arrived to the last,” he stated. “I never imagined having to say goodbye as I didn’t think about it. What’s clear is I did everything possible, and [Barca] couldn’t do it because of La Liga.
” A great deal of things have actually been stated about me, however on my behalf we did whatever I might since I wished to remain. Last year I didn’t wish to remain and I stated it. This year I did and I could not.”