Messi's father holds secret Barcelona meetings ahead of sensational return - report

Lionel Messi in action for PSG against Toulouse in Ligue 1 in February 2023.
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Lionel Messi is on the brink of a sensational return to Barcelona after his father, Jorge, held a number of secret meetings with the La Liga side's representatives at the weekend. 

Spanish outlet Cadena Ser report that Messi Snr. spent the Easter break in Catalonia, outlining terms for his son's return to Camp Nou. Messi's contract at PSG expires at the end of June and he has reportedly informed the French champions of his desire to go back to Spain. 

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.