- Soccer legend Lionel Messi is in advanced talks with Paris Saint-Germain for a contract
- He will likely sign a two-year contract with the club but he is open to other offers from clubs
- Barcelona fans were outraged that the club let the superstar slip through their fingers
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Lionel Messi left Barcelona after the club was unable to reach an agreement to keep the star player.
He is negotiating his transfer to Paris Saint-Germain and the talks are said to be at an advanced stage according to the Daily Mail.
Messi is likely to join the club for two years and will earn £25 million (about GHC208m) a year.
He will hold a press conference on Sunday at the Nou Camp. Messi is open to the possibility of joining PSG but he and his management team want to explore all available options according to Sky Sports.
Social media users reacted with shock to Messi's departure from Barcelona
"If you think you're emotional now, imagine how Lionel Messi's Instagram post is going to make you feel."
"Seriously Barcelona should add Messi’s name to their Anthem!! Messi brought Barcelona to the top 3 best Teams in the World."
"I see some fans saying Messi should play for free, and not go to PSG. That's not loyalty, but absurdity. That's a very selfish thing to come out of any human being. Please, grieve wisely. Don't let your emotions push you to attract curses."
Outrage in Camp Nou as Barcelona fans demand full explanation from club over Lionel
Barcelona fans have continued to express mixed feelings over the departure of club legend Lionel Messi and they are demanding a full explanation from club authorities, GOAL reports.
The world was stunned on Thursday night, August 5, when news broke that the six-time Ballon d’Or winner will no longer continue at the club.
The entire Catalunya remains eclipsed in grief, disbelief and ultimately sorrow as Barcelona supporters continue to express emotions.
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