LIONEL MESSI is set to sign for Paris Saint-Germain after officially leaving Barcelona over the weekend.
But he isn't going to come cheap.
The Argentine has declined Neymar's offer to take his No10 shirt at Parc des Princes.
But he will take the Brazilian's spot as PSG's top earner.
According to AS, the 34-year-old is set to sign a two-year deal on £650,000-a-week to join the French giants.
This figure is significantly bigger than the £490k-a-week deal that Neymar penned earlier this year.
And it positively dwarfs the £310k-a-week that Kylian Mbappe joined on back in 2017.
The French star could easily have accepted a pay increase.
But with just one year left on his current deal, he has opted to keep his options open.
PSG's next highest earners are Marquinhos, Marco Verratti, Angel Di Maria and Keylor Navas – who all pocket more than £200k-a-week.
New boys Sergio Ramos and Gianluigi Donnarumma signed this summer for a reported £200k-a-week apiece.
While fellow recruits Achraf Hakimi and Georginio Wijnaldum accepted weekly offers of around £160k respectively.
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Meanwhile, Presnel Kimpembe, Mauro Icardi, Leandro Paredes, Ander Herrera and Julian Draxler all earn over £100k-a-week.
Rafinha, Juan Bernat and Abdou Diallo are all believed to be on around £90k, with Pablo Sarabia, Thilo Kehrer and Lavin Kurzawa making a little less.
Propping up the squad are Sergio Rico, Danilo Pereira and Colin Dagba, who earn £45k, £35k, and £25k-per-week respectively.
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