According to people familiar with the matter, Lionel Messi has signed a new contract with Barcelona. It took a long time for them to reach an agreement, but they have finally decided that he will remain in Spain. This contract will be a long one for the 34 years old player, and it will allow Messi to make a lot of money since the club is currently in financial distress.
Messi’s 2021 contract with Barcelona condition
- A new 5-year deal
- Takes pay cut
- Lionel Messi Will be a Barcelona player until 39
- Joan Laporta joined as president in March, and that encouraged Messi to stay at Camp Nou
- Messi will get all of his money but he will stay longer so they could pay him enough.
- Took a 50% pay cut
Lionel Messi’s contract was stalled because Barcelona was in debt, the club owes more than $1,000,000,000.00. This means they’ll have to sell some players to be able to accommodate Messi’s wage demand.
Lionel Messi agrees Barcelona contract, accepts a significant wage cut – sources say.
More details coming soon.