Close this search box.

Not Barca: Lionel Messi confirms move to Inter Miami, inside transfer

Lionel Messi has confirmed his move to Inter Miami CF, Alexis Mac Allister is now a Liverpool player and Arsenal, Bayern and Chelsea target Declan Rice.


Subscribe to Switch TV for more exciting content

‘I’m not going back to Barca, I’m going to Inter Miami’ says Messi

Lionel Messi has confirmed that he will be moving to Inter Miami CF in a deal that reportedly includes an option for the Argentine to become a part-owner of the MLS side.

Much speculation has surrounded the 35-year-old’s next move over the past few weeks, with Messi being heavily linked with a move to both Saudi Arabia and Barcelona.

Read Also: West Ham: Ended their 43-year wait for a major trophy, earn Conference League glory

But he has finally settled on his decision, despite being reportedly offered a ginormous £ 2 billion deal, which could have seen him join Saudi Pro League side Al-Hilal.

Speaking on the rumours that he could return to Barcelona, the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner said: ‘I really wanted [to return to Barcelona], I was very excited to be able to return, but after having experienced what I experienced and the exit I had, I did not want to be in the same situation again: waiting to see what was going to happen and leaving my future in hand from another.

Read Also: PGA and PIF break down surprise deal to merge with Saudi-backed rival LIV Golf

‘I wanted to make my own decision, thinking about myself, about my family. Although I heard that it was said that LaLiga had accepted everything and that everything was fine for him to return, there were still many other things that had to be done.

Alexis Mac Allister: Liverpool signs Brighton & Argentina midfielder for £35m

Liverpool have completed a £35m deal to sign midfielder Alexis Mac Allister from Brighton on a five-year contract.

The fee could rise to £55m for the Argentina playmaker, who helped Brighton finish sixth in the Premier League this season to qualify for Europe for the first time.

Read Also: Guardiola and Simone Inzaghi Ahead of the Champions League Finals

The 24-year-old scored 20 goals in 112 appearances for the Seagulls and helped Argentina win the 2022 World Cup.

Subscribe to Switch TV for more exciting content

“It’s a dream come true and I can’t wait,” said Mac Allister. “I wanted to be in [from] the first day of pre-season, so it’s good that everything is done. I’m looking forward to meeting my team-mates. “It was a fantastic year for me – World Cup, what we achieved with Brighton – but now it’s time to think about Liverpool and try to be a better player and a better human being every day.”


Get the latest and greatest stories delivered straight to your phone. Subscribe to our Telegram channel today!

Popular Post