Sergio Busquets on the verge of joining Lionel Messi at Inter Miami

Sergio Busquets is on the verge of joining Inter Miami, according to Mundo Deportivo. Negotiations have advanced in recent days and the two parties are set to close a deal, MD understand from sources at the MLS club.

Executives of the North American club and the company that represents the midfielder are working on the documentation that includes the contractual conditions and the former Barça player will sign a contract for the remainder of this season, until December, and two more seasons.

The agreement, which is imminent, has come about after intense negotiations. Until recently, Busquets had been considering offers from Saudi Arabia but has in the end opted to play in the ever-growing American league.

Messi’s decision to cross the Atlantic has also played in favour of the two sides’ efforts to accelerate talks.

Kieran Quaile | GSFN

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