Former Italy midfielder Roberto Donadoni has named Napoli and Atletico Madrid as two golf equipment he wish to see Lionel Messi be a part of if the Argentinian leaves Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).
Messi joined Les Parisiens on a two-year deal after leaving Barcelona in the summertime of 2021. He has since established himself as a key participant, making 65 appearances throughout competitions.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner’s contract with PSG expires on the finish of the season. The French giants are reportedly eager to tie him all the way down to a brand new deal, however talks of a contemporary contract are but to succeed in a constructive finish.
There are thus doubts about Messi’s long-term future on the Parc des Princes. A transfer to the USA has been mooted, with Inter Miami reportedly all for signing him. Nevertheless, the 35-year-old hopes to proceed taking part in on the highest degree in Europe, which guidelines out a switch to Main League Soccer.
Donadoni has expressed his need to see Messi play for Napoli, the place his compatriot Diego Maradona shone throughout his taking part in days. Donadoni reckons the Serie A membership’s taking part in fashion might additionally swimsuit the famous person.
“I believe that at this second, in the identical crew the place the one which Maradona performed, in Napoli,” Donadoni mentioned on Tremendous Deportivo Radio (by way of PSGTalk). “(Napoli) is taking part in good soccer for Messi, taking part in with the ball, with out an excessive amount of pace however with numerous approach.”
The AC Milan legend added that Atletico Madrid would even be a perfect vacation spot for Messi, saying:
“If Leo has doubts about renewing with PSG, let him come to Atletico de Madrid. We inform Angelito (Correa) to offer him 10; we’ll discover him just a little condo within the heart of Madrid.”
It is unclear whether or not Lionel Messi can be open to becoming a member of Atletico, as he was at their arch-rivals Barcelona for round twenty years.
How has Lionel Messi fared for PSG this season?
Lionel Messi had 11 objectives and 15 assists in 34 video games throughout competitions in his first season in Paris. He has been in significantly better type this time period, scoring 18 instances and offering 17 assists in 31 video games.
It now stays to be seen if the Argentinian agrees to place pen to paper on a contemporary cope with Les Parisiens. Will probably be fascinating to see the place he goes ought to he depart the French giants this summer time.