Football NewsLionel Messi’s Future Choice Confirmed by PSG’s Transfer Chief 
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Luis Campos, a football advisor at PSG has spoken out over Lionel Messi’s contract extension at the end of a disappointing summer transfer window.

Campos joined the French champions in June in a role that the club described as “focusing on the club’s performance, recruitment, and organizational side.” He supervised the club’s busy transfer window as a de facto substitute for fired sports director Leonardo.

Over the summer, PSG signed six new players, including midfield quintet Fabian Ruiz, Renato Sanches, Carlos Soler, and Vitinha, as well as defender Nordi Mukiele and attacker Hugo Ekitike on loan from Reims. Nonetheless, Campos has stated that he was dissatisfied with how the transfer window worked out for the club.

Campos has also spoken about the club’s future and their aspirations of renewing Messi’s contract. The Argentine superstar moved from Barcelona to the Parisian club a year ago,

“Last season was challenging for him,” Campos said of Messi’s time at PSG. He had to make a big life transition after being an icon in Barcelona for 20 years, in a different area and league from the Spanish one. He required time.

“We now see a Leo who will gradually rise to the level we are accustomed to. Will his contract be renewed? Of course, we can only hope, but hopefully he will be able to stay.”

However, when asked about the recent transfer window, Campos expressed disappointment: “We did not have a nice transfer window.” The window has been open for a long time…since the first week we got Vitinha. We had nothing for six or seven weeks after that. And, in the last week, every player has become significantly more expensive. It is not a good market as long as economic decisions affect football.

“We arrived at the market’s end without the required balance or perfection.” Without a doubt, we have a high level of quality in the squad. Finally, we did not achieve perfection. Perfection is never easy to acquire.

“But we aim to be as close to perfection as possible,” he concluded. We have a huge problem with the central defenders. When we only have three center defenders and start playing with three central defenders, we have problems. I’m not going to discuss names. We didn’t only chat to (Inter Milan defender) Skriniar. Finally, we lack the necessary player. The puzzle is incomplete if we are missing a component.”

PSG have won nine of their first ten games in all competitions this season, and they now lead Ligue 1 with 19 points from their first seven league games.