Laporta wants Messi back as Liverpool earn a fortune – FootballTransfers recap

FT Desk
  • FT Desk
  • 16 May 2022 00:00 CEST
  • 3 min read
FT Desk 16 May 2022 00:00 CEST 3 min read

It was another eventful day for Football Transfer news as Europe’s biggest clubs continue their plans ahead of the summer window.

Laporta wants Messi return

Lionel messi, PSG, 2021/22

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has admitted that he wants Lionel Messi to return to the club.

Earlier on Sunday, a video circulated which showed Messi’s father and agent Jorge also saying that he wants his son to move back to Catalunya.

PSG join Barcelona & Chelsea in Lewandowski race

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski

PSG have joined Barcelona and Chelsea in the race to sign wantaway Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, according to Fichajes.

The Ligue 1 champions are searching for at least one world-class forward this summer to replace Kylian Mbappe, who is likely to join Real Madrid on a Bosman Transfer.

Theo Hernandez and Rafa Leao: The next €100m superstars

Rafa Leao and Theo Hernandez

AC Milan are almost there. After 11 years without winning the Scudetto, they have half a hand on the Serie A trophy following Sunday’s memorable 2-0 win over Atalanta.

The heroes on the day were Rafael Leao and Theo Hernandez, the latter scoring a length-of-the-pitch goal.

Maguire, Pepe & 10 flops who cost more than Haaland

Harry Maguire, Man Utd, 2021/22

Erling Haaland completed his €60 million transfer from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester City earlier this week in what was a bargain fee.

We took a look at some flops who moved for transfer fees higher than Haaland.

How much prize money have Liverpool earned?

Liverpool lift the FA Cup trophy after defeating Chelsea on penalties.

Liverpool are still dreaming of a quadruple, having won the League Cup and FA Cup, as well as reaching the Champions League final and pushing Manchester City all the way in the Premier League. As well as the prestige that comes with competing on all fronts and lifting trophies, the Reds’ 2021/22 campaign has earned them significant prize money too.

We break down exactly how much prize money Liverpool have amassed already and what their total prize money for the season should end up as.