By Agency Reporter
Lionel Messi could have admitted defeat that he won’t be able to power an exit from Barcelona.
Instead, there are experiences that the 33 year-old striker may now signal a contract extension until 2022.
TyC Sports, the Argentine sports activities paper which broke the information of Messi’s faxed switch request – has reported that Messi may now pen a contract extension, with a keep in Catalonia claimed to be ‘90 per cent likely’.
The report has been corroborated by Spanish outlet Marca, which additionally claimed Messi has been provided a brand new contract until 2022.
Messi’s present deal expires in 2021 and the provide from Barca is alleged to incorporate a clause which suggests he can go away subsequent summer season if he so needs.
Jorge Messi, who acts as his son’s agent, first met Barca chiefs on Wednesday and held additional discussions on Thursday – and it seems a U-turn could also be on the playing cards.
Messi knowledgeable Barcelona he needed to depart on the finish of August, and demanded he be allowed to invoke a clause in his contract which might permit him to stroll away without spending a dime.
Messi’s obvious change of coronary heart comes after his father’s talks with membership chiefs.
Marca declare Barca are adamant they won’t promote Messi, which suggests he must terminate his contract at a courtroom of regulation, however he doesn’t wish to go away Camp Nou on such poor phrases after a authorized battle.