The Argentina international Lionel Messi, who is currently playing for the Spanish giant FC Barcelona has told Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu that he will sign a new contract, according to reports in Spain.
As according to previous reports, the Premier League giant Manchester City are preparing a monstrous £100 million offer for Lionel Messi, as the 29-year-old FC Barcelona star forward is yet to renew his contract with the Spanish champions, which is ending in 2018.
But according to the Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo reports, Bartomeu has already spoken to Messi’s father Jorge, who also acts as his agent.
They claim that Messi is happy to sign a deal at the club.
And reports claims that the five times ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi will earn ‘£35m-a-year’ with new FC Barcelona contract after telling president Josep Maria Bartomeu he is ready to sign new deal.
Most importantly, the Brazil international and FC Barcelona team mate Neymar is “sure” that the 29-year-old Argentine ace Lionel Messi will be staying with the Catalan giant.
As speaking after the extraordinary win over Paris Saint-Germain in midweek, Neymar said, “Leo will renew.
“That is for sure.”