A few days ago, media reports spoke of the Saudi Al-Ittihad and Al-Hilal teams showing interest in contracting with Messi, to join his traditional Portuguese rivals. Cristiano Ronaldo.
And the “Don” moved to the ranks of Al-Nasr in a resounding surprise this January, in a free transfer deal after the termination of his contract with Manchester United English.
In his interview with the Spanish newspaper “Marca”, Ibrahim Al-Qassem denied the validity of these reports, and said, “Nothing with Messi real time”.
He added: “At the moment we do not know anything about the possibility of arrival Lionel Messi.. Although we do not hide it, as the Saudi Football Association, we would like him to play with us one day in the local league.
He continued: “The idea of the federation has always been to improve our football, and of course we would like to see Cristiano Messi is in the same league again, but the truth is we don’t know anything now.”
And “Marca” stated that “Leo” has not yet received any offer from any Saudi team, although his contract with Paris Saint-Germain The French will end at the end of the current season.