Messi enters list of most valuable free agents, one ex-Barca player in top 10

Messi enters list of most valuable free agents, one ex-Barca player in top 10
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Leo Messi is the most valuable free agent right now.

The Argentine's estimated value is €80m.

Gianluigi Donnarumma, who's set to join PSG, follows him with €60m while ex-River Plate forward Rafael Borre completes the top 3 with €17m.

By the way, Juan Mata (€4m), David Luiz (€4m), Franck Ribery (€3m) and Mario Balotelli (€1.5m) are also without a club.

Top 10

1. Leo Messi (ex-Barcelona) - €80m

2. Gianluigi Donnarumma (ex-Milan) - €60m

3. Rafael Borre (ex-River Plate) - €17m

4. Elseid Hysaj (ex-Napoli) - €13m

5. Nikola Maksimovic (ex-Napoli) - €10m

6. Sergio Ramos (ex-Real Madrid) - €10m

7. Paulinho (ex-Barcelona, Guangzhou) - €9.5m

8. Marcos Paulo (ex-Fluminense) - €9m

10. Jerome Boateng (ex-Bayern Munich) - €8.5m

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'Hi Leo, are you there?': Newell's Old Boys jokingly welcome Messi back as Argentine becomes free agent

"Hi Leo, are you there? In Argentina just now is July 1. (He who does not risk does not win)," Newell's Old Boys posted on their official Twitter account on Thursday morning.

Messi spent five years at the youth teams of Newell's before moving to La Masia in 2000.

Leo is now a free agent as his contract at Barcelona expired on June 30 so his former club has jokingly welcomed him back.

It's the financial fair play that prevents the 34-year-old from extending his deal at Barca, according to the club's president Joan Laporta. All the major sources, meanwhile, say that Messi will stay at the Blaugrana for two more seasons.

Source: Transfermarkt