“Messi’s adaptation [at PSG] is going well. He will soon start breaking records, just like he did with Barca,” the Parisians’ boss Mauricio Pochettino has told Cope.
“Ballon d’Or? Without a doubt, he deserves it. Even if I didn’t coach Messi, I would still say the same,” the Argentine added.
Leo Messi has scored just one goal for PSG so far – but it was a memorable Champions League strike against Manchester City.
The 34-year-old is said to be the best-positioned player to win the 2021 Ballon d’Or.