Messi will retire at Barcelona, claims club president

first_img Loading… Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes Lionel Messi will retire at the club and has no fears he will now renew his contract. Messi has a clause in his current deal at the club which would see him allowed to leave at the end of any given season should he so desire, but the deadline for exercising that this year has already passed. The Argentine’s future has been central to Barcelona news in recent weeks amid growing speculation that Messi will leave Barcelona, with Spanish radio station Cadena Ser claiming he was eyeing an exit at the expiration of his current contract, in 2021. “I see Messi wanting to stay here and I am convinced he will retired at the club, like he has said,” Bartomeu explained to Catalan radio station RAC1 on Tuesday. Promoted ContentEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhy Do Americans Consider Him To Be The Best President?The Best Cars Of All TimeThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black Holes6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too Much10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime “He many years of football left ahead of him and I do not have any doubt he will stay here and with another president after me – we are obliged to renew his deal.”Advertisement Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu together with CEO Óscar Grau will represent the club in any negotiations process and they will be dealing with Messi’s father Jorge. Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu Read Also: Video: Che Adams nets 40-yard screamer to open EPL account It is claimed that Messi’s priority is not the length of the contract, but of retaining the clause that allows him to leave at the end of any given season should he wish to do so. Messi, who celebrated his 33rd birthday last month, has spent the entirety of his professional career at the Camp Nou. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more