At Last, Messi Agrees Two-Year Barcelona’s Contract Extension

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At Last, Messi Agrees Two-Year Barcelona Contract Extension

Barcelona are reportedly on the brink of confirming a new two-year contract extension for Lionel Messi.

The 34-year-old’s existing deal is due to expire later this week, throwing up a scenario where the Argentine could walk away from Camp Nou.

However, the return of president Joan Laporta has coincided with a change of heart from Messi, who requested a transfer away from the Catalan giants during 2020.

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According to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, the legendary forward has agreed to remain with the La Liga outfit until the end of the 2022-23 campaign.

According to reports, the forward has agreed to remain with the La Liga outfit until the end of the 2022-23 campaign.

While the development represents a huge plus for those behind the scenes, club officials must now find a way to move inside La Liga’s wage restrictions over the coming weeks.

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Barcelona will allegedly look to part ways with a number of their big earners, having already made a number of high-profile additions.

While the development represents a huge plus for those behind the scenes, club officials must now find a way to move inside La Liga’s wage restrictions over the coming weeks.

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