Lionel Messi’s father will reportedly maintain crunch talks with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu concerning his son’s future on Wednesday afternoon.
ESPN declare Jorge Messi, who additionally represents his son, is believed to be flying over from Argentina to help with the present rift between the participant and the membership.
Messi Sr will reportedly demand that Barcelona enable his son to depart without cost, although the contract clause which allowed him to take action has expired – as per confirmed from LaLiga.
Bartomeu, nevertheless, will suggest a two-year contract extension to maintain Messi on the membership till 2023.
The Argentine maestro missed coaching on the weekend and Spanish soccer skilled Guillem Balague says that’s as a result of he ‘stopped being a Barcelona participant’ final week.
“Proper now, I can let you know what his aspect are saying,” Balague mentioned. “He has stopped being a Barcelona participant from August 25 when he despatched the recorded supply letter saying ‘I’m gone’.
“So, from this viewpoint in his thoughts he’s not a Barcelona participant anymore.”
On the prospect of Messi becoming a member of Manchester City, Balague added: “There shall be a gathering between Jorge Messi his agent and Josep Bartomeu the president of Barcelona.
“Proper now they’re in numerous extremes. Jorge Messi is saying ‘we wish to depart without cost’ however Bartomeu is saying ‘we’re not letting you go’.
“City are ready. If they are saying it prices £100million plus his wages, they gained’t have the ability to pay all that due to Monetary Truthful Play.
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“If it goes to courtroom, City gained’t simply become involved as a result of which means the choose will put a value on that and if that’s the case, what’s going to the choose say?
“Sure, Messi can get a brief switch from FIFA however with out figuring out precisely what which means I’m undecided who’s going to go for it.
“City have mentioned they gained’t promote any of their stars and regulars within the line up.
“With that in thoughts, we’re nonetheless miles away from any sort of settlement however you need to say clearly they’re favourites and Messi likes the thought. That’s as a lot as we will say.”