Barcelona: On June 5, Messi informed Laporta about the transfer to Inter Miami
Lionel Messi tonight announced his decision to move to Inter Miami of the MLS after leaving Paris Saint-Germain.
Although Barcelona had not yet fully resolved the financial situation, they tried to return him, but in the end the Argentinean decided to play away from the public's attention.
In a short statement tonight, the Catalan giant informed the public that Messi announced his decision to become an Inter Miami player two days ago.
"On Monday (June 5th) Jorge Messi, Leo's father and representative, informed club president Joan Laporta of the decision to move to Inter Miami. "Barcelona presented him with an offer and showed a desire to bring him back, but the president understood and respected Messi's decision to go to a league that is away from the public eye." reads the announcement of the Catalans.
We will remind, in addition to Barcelona, Messi was also linked with a transfer to Saudi Arabia in the Al Hilal team.