Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona will continue the adventure together. An agreement for two more seasons has been reached.
This was one of the major promises made by Joan Laporta at the time of the FC Barcelona presidential elections. Finally appointed to the head of the Catalan club, he assured that he would do everything to prolong Lionel Messi. A few short months later, he is on the way to succeeding in his mission since an agreement has been found between him and the Argentinian clan.
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The information is revealed this Wednesday by El Confidencial which affirms in its columns that Lionel Messi and Barca agree on new two-season contract, ie until June 2023. “La Pulga” will then be thirty-five years old. According to the media, Joan Laporta “ hope to make the information official soon“. He would wait until Sergio Agüero’s case is also closed to make a double announcement.
Goal number one achieved
Always after El Confidencial, the two parties worked on a new model of the compensation that will be offered to Lionel Messi. We will have to wait a little longer to know the details. With this extension, Barça therefore achieved its number one goal in terms of recruitment. In addition to this extension, Georginio wijnaldum and Memphis Depay are notably expected.
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