FC Barcelona president is convinced that Messi contract will extend
FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes that Lionel Messi is still long at the club.
The contract of the five-fold winner of the Golden Ball runs in the summer of 2018. Because Barcelona and Messi (29) have still not agreed a new contract, as speculated in some media about an upcoming transfer to an English club or Paris Saint-Germain.
Bartomeu tried Tuesday during his eindejaarstoespraak at the Nou Camp that rumors of the cup to press. “Messi wants the club to stay, he is happy here. He is a Catalan become and feel very connected with Barcelona.”
“He is the best player in the world and we hope that his career at our club shut down. We are confident that we have the best team. Messi carries Barcelona in the heart.”
“We need to be his agent to the table, but we are sure that there is no better place for Messi here.”
Suarez extends contract with FC Barcelona until mid-2021
Bartomeu didn’t want to talk money, but suggested that “the best player also the best need to earn”.
Last week knew Barcelona the contract with striker Luis Suarez to extend time until mid-2021.
The club stands with six verliespunten more than Real Madrid in second place in the Primera Division. Messi as well as Suarez, Neymar and Gerard Pique leave for the cup match against Hercules Alicante on Wednesday.
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