Lionel Messi is about to reach an agreement with Inter Miami

Lionel Messi is close to sealing his move to Inter Miami, with David Beckham’s Qatari links key to a post-World Cup transfer, and old friends Luis Suárez and Cesc Fábregas could follow him there.

  • Lionel Messi is about to join MLS side Inter Miami ahead of next season
  • The Argentine legend would become the highest paid player in MLS history
  • Messi is expected to confirm the decision after Argentina’s World Cup campaign
  • The 35-year-old PSG superstar has a home in Miami and regularly goes there on vacation.

Inter Miami is closing in on an impressive move for Lionel Messi.

The MLS team believes the Argentine legend will formalize a move from Paris-Saint Germain on a free transfer to become the highest-paid player in US sports history.

Messi, 35, is currently believed to be on a salary of around £1.2m a week and would take a pay cut at the Florida franchise, which is co-owned by David Beckham.

Inter Miami is about to reach an agreement with Paris Saint-Germain superstar Lionel Messi

The Mls Outfit Is Also Keen To Lure Messi'S Former Barcelona Teammate Cesc Fabregas (Left)

The MLS outfit is also keen to lure Messi’s former Barcelona teammate Cesc Fabregas (left)

However, it would be by far the highest grossing ever seen in the game in America.

Messi has a home in Miami and is known to vacation there regularly. The club is believed to already be identifying players who will fit the striker’s style of play with former Barcelona team-mates Luis Suarez and Cesc Fabregas under consideration.

Inter Miami is managed by Beckham’s former Manchester United teammate Phil Neville, who has just signed a contract extension.

In September, the club received clearance to start construction on a £820m stadium complex, which will include a 25,000-seat stadium, 750-bedroom hotel, pitches and underground car park.

Inter Miami Co-Owner David Beckham Is Confident His Team Can Land Messi Before Next Season.

Inter Miami co-owner David Beckham is confident his team can land Messi before next season.

Uruguayan Hitman Luis Suárez, 35, Is Also On Inter Miami'S Target List For Next Summer

Uruguayan hitman Luis Suárez, 35, is also on Inter Miami’s target list for next summer

According to The timesBeckham’s links to Qatar are believed to be a key part of the Messi deal.

An ambassador for the host nation at the World Cup, Beckham is directly linked to PSG’s owners, Qatar Sports Investment, as well as club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

Furthermore, the relationship between Messi and the former England captain has grown thanks to his long association with Adidas.

Messi joined PSG on a free transfer, made his tearful exit from Barcelona in 2021 and has since racked up 23 goals and 29 assists in 53 appearances for the French giants.

Beckham'S Ties To Qatar Have Helped Cement His Relationship With Psg Boss Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

Beckham’s ties to Qatar have helped cement his relationship with PSG boss Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

Despite adding a Ligue 1 title to his impressive trophy portfolio, Messi has yet to lead Argentina to World Cup glory, a feat he is trying to achieve in Qatar ahead of transfer talks in January. .

The striker scored a crucial go-ahead goal against Mexico on Saturday to secure Argentina’s first win at the tournament, following their bitter 3-0 loss to Saudi Arabia earlier this week.

After Messi shook off his grueling start to inspire Argentina to victory against Mexico, head coach Lionel Scaloni admitted that Messi was a shining light during a “terribly difficult match.”

Head Coach Lionel Scaloni Urged That Even Mexico Fans Enjoy Messi'S Display Of Goal.

Head coach Lionel Scaloni urged that even Mexico fans enjoy Messi’s display of goal.

“Even the Mexican fans enjoy watching him play, even when he scores a goal for them, we all enjoy it,” he said after the game.

“It has been a terribly difficult game, against a great rival, and more because of how we got to the game.

‘I am proud of my team. The game changed, not just because we have Leo, but because we have great players in the whole team.’

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