Saturday, 24 June, 2017

Messi agrees to new deal with Barcelona

UNICESS confirms Messi's absence for Singapore game Football: Argentina's team in Singapore
Isaac Mcdaniel | 10 June, 2017, 17:47

The Argentina global already boasts more than 500 goals for the Spanish giants and he looks unlikely to slow down anytime soon.

However, we may have to wait for official confirmation as the new deal is not expected to be signed until after June 30, so that it falls into next season's budget. The Catalan club's spokesman Joesp Vives confirmed in May that the club are very close to agreeing a deal with the five-time Ballon d'Or victor.

Messi's old Barca team-mate Xavi - who will reunite with the Argentinian maestro at the ceremony - decided against inviting any management to his own wedding when he married Nuria Cunillera in 2013. The club were confident of reaching an agreement with their star player.

The radio station says that the deal is already done but will be announced after 30 June due to fiscal reasons.

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Before his latest quotes, many thought Messi would return to Newell's Old Boys - his old team - to retire but it seems as if Barcelona are the lucky party to have him for his entire playing career.

The programme EL Club de la Mitjanit on Catalan based TV3 said on Monday that the striker would be earning 30 million euros after tax a year with the proposed new contract.

His final match saw Barca capture the Copa del Rey trophy, with Messi scoring the opening goal as they beat Alaves 3-0 to win the competition for a third successive season.

The La Liga outfit finished behind Real Madrid in the league, while were knocked out of finalists Juventus in the Champions League quarter-final.

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