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Messi’s contract negotiations with Barcelona breaks down

Thu 05 August 2021 | 18:03

The situation surrounding Lionel Messi’s future at Barcelona has been hit by a major blow, with reports claiming a new deal looks almost impossible.

According to Spanish outlet

Marca

,

Lionel Messi

does not plan to sign his new contract with the club after it was previously believed he would extend his stay at Camp Nou until 2026.

The six-time Ballon d’Or winner was adamant about leaving the club last summer, but he finally resolved things with ex-president

Josep Bartomeu

.

As per Marca, Lionel Messi’s father and representative Jorge Messi met with

Barcelona

to discuss the situation on Thursday.

This whole saga with Lionel Messi is shocking, but it looks like it may have reached a point of no return and the situation seems impossible to resolve.

The Argentinean is “further from renewing for Barcelona than ever” before, and on Catalan radio station

RAC1

, they say that Messi is not happy with the club’s project and financial situation.

Messi joined Barcelona at the age of 13 and has scored score 683 times in 810 games for the club.

The 34-year-old has also won 34 trophies with Barca, including 10 La Liga titles and four Champions League.


source: SportMob