Barcelona’s former vice-president Jordi Mestre has declared that Lionel Messi ‘will proceed’ on the membership as hypothesis mounts the Argentine celebrity will signal a brand new contract.
Messi has lengthy been linked with a transfer to Paris Saint-Germain and Man City, having expressed his unhappiness with how Barca had been being run final yr.
The Argentine ahead is a free agent in the summertime however Barca are determined to tie him to a brand new contract at Camp Nou and stories this week have urged that he’s closing in on a mega new deal.
In an interview with Sin Concesiones, Mestre believes the prolonging of Messi’s keep on the membership, the place he has spent his total senior profession, will quickly turn into a formality.
“Messi will proceed. If he leaves it received’t be for cash,” he stated.
Regardless of being 33, Messi has as soon as once more been on astonishing type this season, having hit 25 objectives and added 9 assists in 30 LaLiga matches this time period.
He’s heading in the right direction to increase his report of six Ballons d’Or if he continues his good shows – however followers of the Premier League will undoubtedly be upset he’ll most definitely by no means play in England.
Man City have been strongly linked with a blockbuster transfer for Messi, together with his former boss Pep Guardiola out there for a brand new talisman following the information that Sergio Aguero will depart after a glittering ten-year spell on the membership.
Nonetheless, the election of Joan Laporta as president and the membership’s upturn in type below Ronald Koeman has dramatically elevated the possibilities Messi signing the brand new deal.