Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu claimed on Sunday that talismanic forward Lionel Messi will signal a new contract at the club even with rumours encompassing the Argentine’s long run.
“Messi has claimed several moments that he desires to retire below and I have no question that he will re-sign,” Bartomeu explained in an job interview published by Barcelona’s sports newspaper Mundo Deportivo.
Messi to be in Barcelona?
The 33-yr-old is at the moment contracted right until the close of following period with Barcelona holding talks with the ace Argentina ahead about an extension.
There is speculation that record six-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi is sad with the club’s management.
Speaking about Neymar returning to the Catalan giants from French champions Paris Saint-Germain, Bartomeu reported: “Now we are creating decisions and the players, if they do not come as section of a participant trade programme, it is really challenging for them to occur.”
Earlier, former Barcelona midfielder Luis Garcia had stated that Messi can easily keep on participating in till 2025.
“Why not? The way he is playing, adapting his style to the game, is impressive. Every single year he reveals us anything various but keeps up the similar amount of money of objectives, helps,” Garcia, who performed for Barcelona in the 2003-2004 season, claimed during a video clip meeting facilitated by LaLiga.
“Even receiving extra each and every yr! He is adapting, he would not devote so significantly time up front because he appreciates it really is tougher, so he drops a tiny a lot more. He exhibits why he’s so smart. He adapts his recreation to what the team needs in every match. I could see him participating in in 2025, very easily!” added the former Atletico Madrid and Liverpool winger.
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