In line with stories from Cat Radio, Lionel Messi’s father Jorge had lunch with Barcelona president Joan Laporta relating to his contract renewal. There have been good intentions from each side, with the Argentinian maestro seemingly eager to proceed at Barça.
After the largely coated Messi switch saga occurred final summer season, the quantity 10’s future on the Camp Nou has been up within the air. Desirous to compete in Europe, the six time Ballon d’Or winner appeared unconvinced of Barça’s undertaking heading into the long run.
Nonetheless, with Ronald Koeman sweeping in with a plethora of kids and more energizing, extra dynamic concepts, the Garnet and the Blue have begun to point out optimistic indicators as soon as once more. With the likes of Pedri, Dest, Araujo, Mingueza, Fati, de Jong, and others, plainly Barça could lastly have a stable basis upon which to construct a successful undertaking.
Messi appears to have taken be aware of this; he was as soon as a solemn determine in the beginning of the season, unable to carry out at his finest degree. Now, he’s tearing up La Liga, nearly carrying Barça’s title hopes on his personal again. Moreover, he’s surrounded by teammates and a coach that he believes in; subsequently, the little magician could lastly be reconsidering his choices.
Final summer season, it appeared inevitable that Messi would depart in a yr’s time. Nonetheless, with the optimistic adjustments occurring in and across the membership — the most important being Laporta’s appointment as president — the Argentinian could end up staying.
In line with the report, Laporta and Messi’s father mentioned a long-term contract construction together with three phases. The primary situation is that the 33-year-old will spend an extra two seasons on the Camp Nou.
Within the second stage, Messi will fulfill his want of enjoying in america. He’ll be a part of Inter Miami FC — David Bekham’s membership — with the hopes of enjoying together with his ex-teammate Luis Suarez as soon as once more. Concurrently, Messi may also be tied right down to Barça as a membership ambassador, with Laporta eager to contain the embellished Argentinian in key strategic initiatives going into the long run.
Lastly, as soon as Leo finishes his profession in Miami, he’ll return to the membership and be a part of the sports activities construction. In actual fact, Messi has spoken previously about how he want to be a sporting director after retirement. On this deal, Messi’s wages can be decreased to 50% of his present wage, and he would as a substitute be paid the remaining quantity over his time as ambassador.