Barcelona star, Lionel Messi is set to sign a new contract deal with the club. The Argentine’s current contract is only valid until the next 18 months.
Manchester City and Chelsea are favorites to sign the 5 time Ballon d’Or winner with a audacious big money move.
But Barcelona president, Josep Bartomeu is confident that he can keep hold of Lionel Messi by tying him up with a new lucrative offer.
Like Andres Iniesta, Barcelona are ready to offer Lionel Messi a contract for life – meaning he can decide when he wants to call it a day.
Barcelona’s all time top goal scorer, Lionel Messi is reported to be happy in the Spanish city as he has been given holidays and free time after Copa America. Arrival of new signings, Samuel Umtiti, Andre Gomes and Paco Alcacer have also boosted chances to win trophies.
Neymar, Javier Mascherano and Sergio Busquets have all signed new deals since the start of the season and Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic and Marc Andre Ter Stegen are set to follow the same.