BREAKING NEWS: Lionel Messi set to leave Barcelona
Spanish giants Barcelona have confirmed Lionel Messi will leave the club after turning down a replacement deal at Nou Camp.
Messi became a free agent on Dominion Day after his contract with Barcelona expired and negotiations over a replacement deal stalled.
“According to streevips reports, the Spanish giant FC Barcelona and 6 times world best Lionel Messi having reached an agreement and therefore the clear intention of both parties to sign a replacement contract today, this cannot happen due to financial and structural obstacles (Spanish Liga regulations),” a press release from FC Barcelona read.
“As a result of this example, Messi shall not be staying on at FC Barcelona. Both parties deeply regret that the needs of the player and therefore the club will ultimately not be fulfilled.”
“The Spanish giant FC Barcelona in emotional message wrote wholeheartedly expresses its gratitude to the player for his contribution to the aggrandizement of the club and needs him all the absolute best for the longer term in his
personal and professional life.” It has not been confirmed Lionel Messi’s next destination but Manchester City and PSG are likely team where the Argentine international will join.
The Catalans have been struggling to reduce their wage bill in line with La Liga’s financial fair play rules ahead of the new season.
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