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Lionel Messi’s future at Barcelona remains unclear after meeting

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  • Club maintain Argentinian is still under contract
  • Messi’s camp reiterate desire to leave on a free transfer

Lionel Messi’s future remains uncertain after a meeting between the club and the player’s representatives failed to find a solution to the stand-off, leaving Manchester City awaiting developments and believing this is a question of who blinks first. Faced with the growing prospect of being obliged to stay at the Camp Nou, at least until his contract runs out next summer, Messi must decide how hard he is prepared to try to force an exit and what his next move is.

On Wednesday night, Messi’s father, Jorge, his brother Rodrigo and his lawyer, Jorge Pecourt, met the Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and board member Javier Bordas for the first time since Messi served notice of his intention to leave. The meeting was described as cordial by the club but it brought no resolution, increasing the prospect of the Argentinian having little choice but to stay until 2021.

Continue reading…Club maintain Argentinian is still under contractMessi’s camp reiterate desire to leave on a free transferLionel Messi’s future remains uncertain after a meeting between the club and the player’s representatives failed to find a solution to the stand-off, leaving Manchester City awaiting developments and believing this is a question of who blinks first. Faced with the growing prospect of being obliged to stay at the Camp Nou, at least until his contract runs out next summer, Messi must decide how hard he is prepared to try to force an exit and what his next move is.On Wednesday night, Messi’s father, Jorge, his brother Rodrigo and his lawyer, Jorge Pecourt, met the Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and board member Javier Bordas for the first time since Messi served notice of his intention to leave. The meeting was described as cordial by the club but it brought no resolution, increasing the prospect of the Argentinian having little choice but to stay until 2021. Continue reading…