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Report: Barca Offered to Sell Messi for Nearly $350 Million

AS is reporting on Thursday that Barcelona was willing to sell Lionel Messi for 250 million euros ($346.8 million) and offered the player 10% of the sale. The report adds that an email was sent to Jorge Messi, the striker’s father and agent, containing the proposal. The report also claims that the proposal was denied by Barca and came when contract talks between the club and the player’s camp had reached an impasse. It added that Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and Manchester City were the interested parties while Real Madrid also expressed an interest. 

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