Barcelona President Joan Laporta held his first assembly with the daddy of the ahead Lionel Messi to focus on Argentina’s plans for the long run.
Throughout his presidential marketing campaign, Laporta promised to do what was wanted to preserve Messi, whose contract will expire within the summer time. Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester Metropolis have each been portrayed as potential suitors, however Laporta are nonetheless decided to preserve the participant.
Laporta has promised to do one thing | High quality Sport Photographs / Getty Photographs
In keeping with TV3, step one in a possible contract renewal has been taken when Laporta and Messi’s father Jorge met particularly for dinner to speak in regards to the future plans for the long run, and the Barcelona president left very happy.
No formal supply was offered as Barcelona may have to attend till their monetary outcomes for the 12 months are available in, however Messi is believed to be keen to attend and he’s even searching for inventive options to make sure he can keep, together with chopping his salaries to half.
To compensate Messi, Barcelona would conform to pay the Argentine even after he left the membership and rent him in an ambassadorial function that may make him tear within the revenue he missed.
Messi would love to remain Soccrates Photographs / Getty Photographs
Messi hopes to remain in Barcelona for one more two seasons earlier than taking on his abilities for Main League Soccer, the place he would additionally begin that ambassador function.
After his time within the US is over, Messi would love to return to Camp Nou to work behind the scenes within the boardroom.
Nothing is even remotely close to completion but, however that is the primary time Messi’s camp is speaking an energetic need to remain in Barcelona, and with Laporta able to transfer heaven and earth to get the deal, issues are trying up for La Blaugrana.
Koeman hopes Messi will keep | David Ramos / Getty Photographs
“I hope Leo continues with us,” stated supervisor Ronald Koeman lately (by way of AS). “His profession should finish right here as a result of he is been right here all his life.
“I don’t care what has come out. What can occur at the tip of the season we’ll see then. I don’t care as we speak.”
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