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PSG star Lionel Messi agrees to join Al-Hilal this summer

There has been plenty of speculation regarding the future of Argentina star Lionel Messi

He will likely leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer, with his current contract at the Parc des Princes expiring in June. 

The 35-year-old was recently suspended for two weeks by the French giants for missing a training session to fly to Saudi Arabia. 

He later apologised for his behaviour on his Instagram account, suggesting it was an honest mistake. However, the Argentine is unlikely to sign an extension in Paris. 

Messi has been linked with a return to Barcelona, while several other top teams have also been credited with an interest. 

However, the experienced forward looks set to head to Saudi Arabia to play in the Pro League.   

According to a report from El Chiringuito, Messi has accepted an offer from Al-Hilal to join them this summer. 

To convince the 35-year-old, the club have reportedly made offers for his former teammates Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba. 

Busquets will become a free agent at the end of this campaign, while Alba has a year remaining on his current deal at Camp Nou. 

Messi’s move to Riyadh would see him face his old foe Cristiano Ronaldo who currently plays for Al Hilal’s rivals Al Nassr. 

Ronaldo joined the Saudi outfit in January after mutually terminating his contract at Manchester United.

He has made 15 appearances in all competitions, bagging 12 goals and two assists.

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