The club also reportedly recently conducted an internal economic report that proved that Messi’s return would be very beneficial to all concerned. The report showed that his return would cost €230 million a year, of which €150 million would come from new sponsors and €80 million from ticket sales.
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In addition, while Camp Nou is under reconstruction, the club will use the Montjuïc stadium next season. Meanwhile, Messi’s annual salary is 25 million euros, and including other expenses, according to the report, the club could make a profit of 100 million euros.
EL Nacional recently reported that Messi also wants his compatriots Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes to join him in Catalonia. Di Maria is set to leave Juventus after the end of the season as his contract expires. Meanwhile, Paredes has spent the season