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Paredes: PSG officials have asked me not to talk about Messi

Mon 15 March 2021 | 8:43

The Argentinian midfielder hopes to see Messi at Parc des Princes but says he has been urged to keep quiet about the super star’s transfer.

Lionel Messi

has been heavily linked with a move away from Camp Nou in recent months. The Argentinian enters the final months of his contract and he will be a free agent at the end of the current campaign.


has been reportedly interested in signing the six-time Ballon d’Or winner and players like



Angel Di Maria

, and

Leandro Paredes

have publicly expressed their excitement about the potential transfer.

Paredes told


in December:

"Messi at PSG? I hope so, we all want him to come. I hope Leo will make the best decision for him, but we will welcome him with open arms.”

In a new interview with

Le Journal Du Dimanche

, Parades reveals he has been asked by the club to stay quiet about Messi’s future.

"They have asked me not to talk about it anymore.

"People didn't like my position on what I was saying. Some people saw it as disrespectful. This was not the case for me.

"It's up to Messi to decide calmly at the end of the season what he wants to do with his future."

PSG were defeated 2-1 by


on Sunday. The Parisians are now three points behind


at the top of the table.

source: SportMob