PSG confirm talks with Lionel Messi over contract extension for World Cup winner

Lionel Messi in action for PSG against Toulouse in Ligue 1 in February 2023.
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Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed they are in talls with Lionel Messi to extend the former Barcelona forward's contract at the Parc des Princes for an additional season, despite reports claiming that he will leave this summer.

Messi moved to PSG in the summer of 2021, signing a two-year deal with the French champions, with the option of a third.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.