Lionel Messi is set to agree on a two year extension deal with giant La Liga club FC Barcelona few days after his birthday.
The six time Ballon d’Or awards winner contract was set to expire two days from now being 30 June with speculations that he may leave Camp Nou at the end of this summer.
Interestingly, a Sky Sport Italian well known journalist who specializes in football transfers confirmed in one of his social media handle: ” Leo Messi contract extension with Barcelona is finally coming… deal now imminent!
Barca Board and Messi’s camp feel now ‘confident’ to officially announce the agreement until June 2023 next week. It’s coming “.
He further stated that both parties involved are working to fix ‘final details’ on contract clauses in the next few days in order to announce Leo’s extension. Just a matter of time and then… Messi stays!
With this recent development, many Barca fans would be happy to see the Barcelona Legend finalizing this deal soonest.
Leo Messi has been with the club FC Barcelona for over two decades since he started his football youth career in 2000.
The all-time Argentine highest goal scorer, Lionel Messi is presently on international duty in the ongoing 2021 Copa America in Brazil.
He has scored one goal and provided one assist in the three matches of the group stage.
Leo Messi’s team side who are already through to the quarter finals of the ongoing 2021 Copa America in Brazil are set to clash with Bolivia who have already crashed out of the competition after three straight losses at the group stage of this competition in the early hours of tomorrow morning.
This is a good news for the club and Barcelona fans around the world.