Lionel Messitte: Emilio Morenatti/ AP Photo
The leadership of “Barcelona” wants to offer a new contract to striker Lionel Messi. The agreement provides that the Argentine will finish his career at the club. It is reported by Football Espana, citing Mundo Deportivo.
Messi’s contract with Barcelona is valid until 2021, and neither side is going to talk about the renewal, until the expiry of the contract will remain the year. The leadership of the Catalans plan to offer the Argentine a new contract with an open end date, to ensure that he will remain at the club until the end of his career.
It is also noted that the representatives of Messi, looking to extend the cooperation with Barcelona until at least 2023. The club will allow the Argentinian to decide how long he wants to stay in Catalonia.
Messi extended his contract with Barcelona in November 2017. According to Marca, he became the highest-paid player in the world. Under the new agreement, he gets 43 million euros (3.6 million per month, 900 thousand a week, about 125 thousand euros per day).
Messi plays for Barcelona since 2004. He and his crew ten times became the champion of Spain six times won the Spanish Cup and four times winner of the Champions League. In addition, he has five times received the “Golden ball”.
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