Barcelona have began contract negotiations with membership legend Lionel Messi within the hope that he would make a sensational return to the membership in 2023.
This information was first reported by Catalunya Radio on Sunday night after Barcelona thrashed Mexican facet Pumas UNAM 6-0 within the Joan Gamper Trophy.
In response to the station’s El Membership de la Mitjanit programme, membership president Joan Laporta has already began discussions with Messi’s representatives, which is led by his father and agent Jorge Messi.
Presently, Lionel Messi has his contract ending at Paris Saint Germain in the summertime of 2023. The Argentinian ahead is nevertheless, being supplied a contract extension by 12 months if the ahead needs to take action.
For the meantime, Lionel Messi has determined to not run into any instant determination. He’ll wait until after the World Cup to make a ultimate determination on his future. It has been reported that Messi might be tempted to return to Barcelona and spend the final years of his stellar profession on the membership the place he made his title.
All these rumors had been began by the Barcelona president Joan Laporta, who stated that he owed a “ethical debt” to Messi for the style by which he departed final summer season.
Laporta was talking to CBS Sports activities and was quizzed about Messi’s beautiful transfer to PSG.
He stated: “I did what I needed to do with the intention to put the establishment above one of the best participant in historical past. I’ve identified Messi since he was a child, I like Leo. I really feel an ethical debt to one of the best participant in historical past. I’ll do my greatest to ensure Messi has one of the best ending of his profession with Barcelona.”
“I want to do it. It is not going to be simple however I believe that with the proper technique we may do it. We are going to do our greatest to have Messi ending his profession with Barcelona. That is an concept that now we have. Now shouldn’t be one of the best second to speak about it since he’s a participant of PSG and he has yet another 12 months on his contract. We now have to respect it.”