Barcelona announced that its historical star Lionel Messi will not continue his career with him after the failure of negotiations between the two sides. And local media had said earlier that the negotiations between Messi and the Catalan club’s management had reached a “stalemate”. The newspaper “Marca” also confirmed this news.
And the newspapers had expected that Argentine star Lionel Messi would sign a new contract with Barcelona during the next few hours, following his return from a vacation he spent on the island of Ibiza. Messi’s agent and his father, Jorge, had a meeting with the Barcelona administration, Thursday, to negotiate the new contract, negotiations that did not end with the agreement. Spanish sources indicated earlier that Messi would sign a new long contract, which would come with a “sacrifice”.A large number of Messi, who, according to the sources, agreed to reduce his salary in half, to help the Catalan club overcome its financial crisis.