As issues stand Lionel Messi is not a Barcelona participant.
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However it seems that the Spanish giants will rectify that very quickly.
Messi, 34, is out of contract as of July 1 and is presently a free agent, however talks have been ongoing about extending his 21-year keep on the Nou Camp.
Chatting with outlet La Sexta, Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed that talks are going easily.
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“All the things goes effectively for Leo Messi’s contract,” Laporta mentioned.
It’s believed that Messi will formally signal the brand new deal when he finishes the Copa America with Argentina. Messi has captained La Albiceleste to the semifinals of the match the place they face Colombia.
With the monetary particulars are just about sorted, different stories counsel it’s a matter of ‘when not if’ the deal is introduced.
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That is what just about everybody needed.
Messi threatened to maneuver on a number of occasions over the past 12 months, and earlier than that, however with former president Josep Bartomeu out and Joan Laporte re-elected to try to resolve the large monetary issues at Barcelona, issues are turning round.
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With Sergio Aguero, Eric Garcia and Memphis Depay already signed by Barca this summer season, Ronald Koeman is beginning to construct a stronger squad. He wants Messi to remain to show Barca into legit contenders for La Liga and the UEFA Champions League, however Barca are lastly beginning to rebuild their squad.
Final season they completed in third place however had been within the La Liga title race till the final week of the season they usually had been knocked out of the Champions League on the final 16 stage after a masterclass from Kylian Mbappe.
Messi continues to defy logic, and his age, on a weekly foundation and it by no means actually appeared probably that he would depart Barcelona. He was linked with strikes to Manchester Metropolis, Paris Saint-Germain and New York Metropolis FC and Inter Miami CF in MLS, however for now all indicators level in the direction of Messi extending his legendary profession at Barcelona.
There’s little question he’ll find yourself in MLS sooner or later however for now he needs extra trophies at Barcelona.