Football Icon, Lionel Messi has declared his intention to return to Barcelona at the end of his time at Paris Saint-Germain.

The Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi scored 672 goals in 778 games for Barca and won 34 major trophies during his time there revealed that he is ready to help the La Liga club in a technical director role.

The 34-year-old concluded his 21-year association with the Catalonia club in the summer with Barca unable to offer him a new contract amid ongoing financial difficulties, and

Messi whose PSG deal expires in summer of 2023, said goodbye in an emotional press conference before joining PSG on a two-year deal.

According to Sky Sports, Messi while speaking to Spanish outlet Sport said:

“I don’t know if that’ll happen when my PSG contract is up. What’s almost confirmed and certain is that we’ll return to Barcelona to live and our lives will be there.

“That’s what my wife and I want. I don’t know what’ll happen when my PSG contract ends, but we’ll go back to live in Barcelona.

“I’ve always said I’d love to be able to help the club do well in any way that I can be useful. I’d love to be a technical director at some point.

“I don’t know if that’ll be at Barcelona or if it might work out differently,

“If the option is there, I’d love to contribute again in any way that I can because it’s the club that I love and I’d love it to keep doing well, growing and remain one of the best in the world.”