PSG Transfer News Roundup: Chelsea legend claims Lionel Messi doesn’t deserve Ballon d’Or due to red card; Parisians eye swap deal with Barcelona, and more

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PSG are ready to welcome back Lionel Messi into the team ahead of their UEFA Champions League tie against RB Leipzig in midweek. The Argentinean missed out on the Parisians’ win against Angers on Friday due to international duty.

Meanwhile, a former Chelsea player has claimed that Lionel Messi doesn’t deserve the Ballon d’Or award this year because of a red card he picked up with Barcelona. Elsewhere, PSG are eyeing a swap deal with the Blaugrana involving two Argentinean strikers.

On that note, here’s a look at the key PSG transfer stories as on 17th October 2021.


Frank Leboeuf claims Lionel Messi doesn’t deserve Ballon d’Or award due to red card

Frank Leboeuf has said that Lionel Messi shouldn't win this year's Ballon d'Or award.The Express, Leboeuf drew comparisons with Zinedine Zidane to explain why Lionel Messi shouldn’t win the Ballon d’Or award this year.

“In 2000 and 2006, Zidane did not win the Ballon d’Or because he saw a red card in each of the years. Messi saw a red card in the Spanish Super Cup, and that can count in the voting. If we didn’t give it to Zidane, we shouldn’t give the Ballon d’Or to Messi,” said Leboeuf.

🎙| Frank Leboeuf: “In 2000 and 2006, Zidane didn’t win the Ballon d’Or because he got a red card in each year. Messi got a red card in the Spanish Super Cup for punching someone, that counts. If we didn’t give it to Zizou, we shouldn’t give it to Messi.” @telefoot_TF1 #rmalive


PSG eye swap deal with Barcelona involving Sergio Aguero and Mauro Icardi

PSG are plotting a swap deal with Barcelona involving Sergio Aguero and Mauro Icardi.Barca Universal via El Nacional.

The Parisians are hoping to help Lionel Messi settle in Paris by bringing in his good friend Aguero. The former Manchester City star joined the Blaugrana this summer hoping to play alongside the six-time Ballon d’Or winner for the first time at club level.

However, Messi’s departure left Aguero stranded at the Camp Nou. PSG are planning to reunite the pair at the Parc des Princes, while also offloading Icardi, who has failed to impress with the Parisians.


PSG manager hails Kylian Mbappe’s performance against Angers

Mauricio Pochettino has hailed Kylian Mbappe's performance against Angers.Also Read

Speaking after the game, Pochettino was full of praise for Mbappe.

“We know, there is no need for me to praise him again; he is a great player, one of the best in the world. In the moments when the team needs him, he always appears,” said Pochettino.


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