Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu explained on Sunday that talismanic ahead Lionel Messi will indicator a new contract at the club irrespective of rumours bordering the Argentine’s long run.
“Messi has stated several periods that he would like to retire listed here and I have no doubt that he will re-sign,” Bartomeu stated in an interview published by Barcelona’s sports newspaper Mundo Deportivo.
Messi to be in Barcelona?
The 33-12 months-previous is currently contracted until the end of future time with Barcelona holding talks with the ace Argentina forward about an extension.
There is speculation that record 6-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi is not happy with the club’s leadership.
Speaking about Neymar returning to the Catalan giants from French champions Paris Saint-Germain, Bartomeu explained: “Now we are generating conclusions and the players, if they do not occur as element of a participant exchange programme, it is quite tough for them to appear.”
Earlier, former Barcelona midfielder Luis Garcia experienced said that Messi can very easily go on taking part in until 2025.
“Why not? The way he is enjoying, adapting his model to the game, is remarkable. Each and every calendar year he displays us one thing diverse but keeps up the identical amount of money of aims, assists,” Garcia, who performed for Barcelona in the 2003-2004 period, claimed during a video clip conference facilitated by LaLiga.
“Even receiving additional just about every yr! He is adapting, he does not commit so much time up entrance simply because he appreciates it is more difficult, so he drops a minimal extra. He displays why he’s so smart. He adapts his match to what the workforce wants in just about every match. I could see him taking part in in 2025, conveniently!” included the previous Atletico Madrid and Liverpool winger.