Barcelona have provided Lionel Messi a brand new 10-year contract on half of his present wage, in keeping with Deportes Cuatro.
The membership’s president, Joan Laporta, is determined to maintain the 33-year-old whose deal runs out on the finish of this season.
Messi is believed to be attracting curiosity from Manchester Metropolis and Paris Saint-Germain.
Nevertheless, with Laporta again on the helm of the Spanish giants, the probabilities of Messi staying in Spain have elevated considerably.
However Messi must halve his present wages if he agrees and Barcelona are ready to increase his phrases by 10 years in a bid to cowl his losses.
That doesn’t essentially imply that the Argentine will keep at Barcelona, with the settlement additionally stating that the participant desires a spell within the MLS after two years, when his time on the Nou Camp is completed.
Messi might be 35 at the moment and nonetheless be underneath contract.
That is when he plans to retire and return to Barcelona as a life-time member of the membership, just like the kind of deal Andres Iniesta has.