Messi’s Dad Triggers Barca Transfer Frenzy

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Lionel Messi’s father and agent Jorge has fuelled hope among Barcelona fans the megastar will return to Catalunya.

The Argentina magician has one season left on his Paris Saint-Germain contract with an option of a further year.

It was reported in March following the French giants’ calamitous Champions League exit, Messi – and Neymar – could be sold.

It was also mused the MLS could be a potential destination ahead of this summer’s transfer window.

But a return to Barcelona cannot be ruled out and it became an even more likely prospect when Jorge dropped his latest bombshell.

Speaking to Jigantes in Spain, Messi snr said: “I hope Leo can come back to Barcelona one day.” Messi, 34, has netted just six times in Ligue 1 this season as PSG flopped in Europe.

He enjoyed 17 years in the Barca first team, racking up 520 appearances and scoring 474 goals.