Argentinian football legend says he is excited to begin a new chapter of his career at Paris Saint-Germain and that everything about the club "matches my football ambitions."
Lionel Messi successfully passed his medical test, French media reported, as he is expected to sign an initial two-year deal on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi is out of contract at the Camp Nou and is available on a free transfer but it is not clear what roads are open to him.
PSG had to better Lille's result, but Lille won 2-1 at Angers and PSG won 2-0 at Brest in one of the most exciting French seasons for many years.
Parisians bounce back from first leg 1-0 deficit to beat Lyon, who have won the title each year since 2016.
After losing 1-0 to Bayern in last year's final, PSG now stands one step away from the second final of its 51-year history and remains on course to win it for the first time.
Laporta was last president at Barca between 2003 and 2010, which included overseeing the hugely successful appointment of Pep Guardiola as coach and the iconic treble-winning team of 2008/9.
Chelsea says it has been a "very difficult decision" to part ways with the 42-year-old, who replaced Maurizio Sarri in July 2019.
Coach Mauricio Pochettino was manager of Tottenham in the Premier League for five years and led the Spurs to the Champions League final in 2019.
Former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly set to be Tuchel’s replacement.
Paris St Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir players took a knee before the game in reaction to a racist comment by a match official that caused the Champions League match to be rescheduled.
PSG forward Mbappe and Neymar and others voiced their support to Basaksehir assistant coach Pierre Webo after the racist abuse by Romanian fourth official, Sebastian Coltescu.
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