Messi in Barca's future is still no answer questions. 2/9 pm, the father of superstar 33 cum representatives - Jorge Messi met the leaders Barca but has not yet come to mutually agreed.
Even Page TyCSports forecast "90% chance that Messi will stay behind for one season" after arose many legal trouble revolves around binding one-year contract remaining with fee freed up to 700 million euros .
Barca Messi consider selling at just 100 million euros
However, the latest news from the Telegraph revealed Barca surprise considering the possibility of selling Messi at surprising low cost: 100 million euro (approximately 88.8 million pounds). This figure horizontal transfer fee of Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to Juventus summer berth in 2018.
Telegraph explained, Barca do not want to lose Messi white summer next year, and need money to overcome the consequences that the pandemic Covid-19 left. January 7, Josep Maria Bartomeu president revealed Barca had losses of 200 million euros for the league revenue stagnated, even without any interest from the March contract to date.
Earlier, sources said that Barca do not need the team dropped to 700 million euros contract buyout, which just paid more than 222 million euros if you want to own Messi. Still, leaders' origin giant Catalunya "believes that figure is still too large in the context of football are heavy economic losses.
On the other hand, the problem that Man City and any apprehension team located in the huge salaries of Messi. According to statistics from Forbes, the Argentine superstar pocketed 78 million euros / season after tax, excluding income from advertising amounted to 28 million euros.
Coach Koeman silently choose a new captain, Messi is about to be "marginalized"?
According to AS, the new coach Ronald Koeman has quietly rolled the new selection committee of Barca, in the case of Messi - who holds the captaincy - gone. Specifically, defender Gerard Pique will be the central leader of the new reign of the Dutch strategist, 3 vice squad team consisting of goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen, midfielder Sergio Busquets and midfielder Sergi Roberto.
Coach Koeman already prepared for the future without Messi in Barca
Messi took over captaincy from Andres Iniesta in 2018 instead. Still, 33 years old superstar is not appreciated for leadership and leadership qualities. After Bayern lost 2-8 in the match Champions League quarter-finals, Pique was the reply communication.
Clearly, action committees select the new future despite Messi showed Koeman extremely decisively with Barca reform plans. According to Dario Ole (Argentina), this strategy once bluntly declared superstar 33 years old will not receive many privileges under him as in the past, and cherished the intention of turning Antoine Griezmann the nuclear exit play.