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Ligue 1: Monaco’s draw with FC Nantes in the opening overshadowed by information about Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi will not continue his football career in Barcelona.

Monaco, with goalkeeper Radoslav Majici on the bench, drew 1-1 with FC Nantes in the opening match of the Ligue 1 season. Meanwhile, the newspaper “L’Equipe” reported that Argentine Lionel Messi is close to joining Paris Saint-Germain.

The two goals were scored in Monaco in the first half. Portugal’s Gelson Martins gave the hosts the lead in the 14th minute, and Cameroon international Jean-Charles Castellito equalized in the 42nd minute.

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The title defense of OSC Lille will begin its Ligue 1 competition on Sunday with an away game against FC Metz, while the previous day PSG will face newcomer Troyes, also at the opponent’s court.

On Friday, it was reported that “L’Equipe” Messi will sign a contract with the Paris club any day. And Barcelona announced, Thursday, that despite reaching an agreement on a new contract with the Argentine player, the contract will not be signed due to the financial regulations of the Spanish League.

Earlier on Friday, Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino admitted that the club was considering acquiring Messi, whose contract with Barcelona runs until June 30.


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