Transfer Updates: PSG, Chelsea, and Leeds United

Lionel Messi - Paris Saint-Germain

The top clubs in Europe are preparing themselves for the upcoming transfer window. Many clubs have renewed contracts with players, and some are splashing the cash on new players.

Paris Saint-German

French club Paris Saint-German have been targeting the big names for years. They have enough cash to spend. Therefore, PSG have signed three world-class players, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar Jr, and Lionel Messi. Lionel Messi joined the French side last year. But his contract will expire the next June.

However, there have been many rumors surrounding Lionel Messi. MLS club Inter Miami tried to sign him. Furthermore, former club FC Barcelona are also trying to get Messi back at the club. Juan Laporta, the president of FC Barcelona, also talked about Messi. He said, “Messi is the best player of all time. He is a Barça fan, his heart beats for Barça. So the links are normal. Will Messi return? He is a PSG player. We’d love to have Leo back here one day — but we will see.”

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However, reports from France state that Lionel Messi has verbally agreed to extend his contract with PSG for one more year. Messi has agreed to stay at PSG for the 23-24 season. But nothing has been signed yet. Messi is still in Argentina, and he will sign the contract once he returns.


The new owner of Chelsea has been spending money on new players. They have already been busy before the transfer window opens. The English club has already completed a deal. Chelsea have reached an agreement with Molde to sign their striker, David Datro Fofana. For Datro Fofana, Chelsea will pay €12m to Molde.

In addition, Chelsea are close to getting a young talent from Brazil, Andrey Santos. Andrey Santos was born in 2004. Chelsea boss Graham Potter considered Santos a top talent. Therefore, Chelsea are ready to spend more than €20m for Santos.

Leeds United

Mateusz Klich has been linked with many clubs. There is a high possibility that Mateusz Klich may leave Leeds United in the January Transfer Window. However, Leeds boss Jesse Marsch has talked about this issue.

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He said, “He’s one of my favourite personalities of anyone I’ve ever coached. We have a really good relationship, and we’ve been open with each other in all these moments along the way.”

The manager also said, “I’m not sure it is the time for him to leave, but with the 25 games from 28 they haven’t all been starts and players would like to play a little bit more. We’ve had a good dialogue about his role in the team.”