It became known about the future of the Argentine striker Lionel Messi in Barcelona. About this in Twitter written by BeIn Sports journalist Ashraf Ben Ayyad.
According to the source, the footballer decided to stay in the team. Messi has played 35 games in La Liga this season, scoring 30 goals and providing nine assists.
On March 18, it became known that the new president of the Catalans, Joan Laporta, wants to offer Messi a life contract. The agreement should provide for cooperation with the Argentine after the end of his career.
In the summer of 2020, Messi intended to leave the Catalan club, but the Barcelona management managed to persuade the player to stay in the team. The current agreement expires in the summer of 2021, and its amount is almost 556 million euros.