Lionel Messi has agreed a brand new Barcelona contract on decreased wages, to assist the LaLiga giants safe the signing of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund, studies declare.
It’s advised Barca have assured Messi negotiations with the in-demand striker will start quickly and have vowed to make use of the cash saved from the Argentine’s wage lower in what can be the most important switch deal of the summer season.
Reviews earlier this week claimed Barcelona had reached a breakthrough with Messi with the six time Ballon d’Or winner set to remain on the Nou Camp and pen a brand new contract.
Hypothesis has been swirling about Messi’s Barcelona future for months, however it’s now stated the Argentine maestro had agreed a discount on his gorgeous wage of €40million web per season to stay on the Spanish giants.
However, in response to Eurosport, Messi will solely signal that new deal if he’s assured of the membership’s ambition within the switch market.
And newly-elected Joan Laporta – who stated it was one among his priorities to persuade one of many sport’s biggest ever gamers to remain – has apparently promised the ahead the membership are set to start negotiating a deal for Haaland.
To assist finance that deal, although, Messi has been informed his present wages have to be decreased.
Even then, Eurosport declare, Barcelona want exterior funding to get the cash needed to fulfill Dortmund’s valuation of Haaland, with Laporta reportedly assembly with an funding agency.
It’s claimed they’re assured of getting a deal performed, although, as a result of president’s sturdy relationship with tremendous agent Mino Raiola.
Messi surprised Barcelona by handing in a switch request final summer season, which was denied, and the 33-year-old seemed sure to depart this season together with his contract set to run out.
Paris Saint-Germain have been strongly linked with a transfer for the maestro, nevertheless it now seems he has determined to remain following a change on the prime of the membership’s hierarchy, along with the staff’s return to type – successful the Copa del Rey in April and shifting to inside simply two factors of prime flight leaders Atletico Madrid.
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