Lionel Messi: Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu expects Argentine to sign new deal

  • Written by  A.P.,Source:BBC
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Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says he has "no doubt" Argentina forward Lionel Messi will sign a new contract with the club.

The 33-year-old's current deal expires in 2021.BBC Sport columnist Guillem Balague recently reported Messi was "fed up" at the Spanish club.

"Messi has said many times that he wants to retire here and I have no doubt that he will re-sign," Bartomeu told Mundo Deportivo.

Barcelona finished the domestic season five points behind La Liga champions Real Madrid.

They play the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Napoli on 8 August with the score 1-1 from the first match in February.

 

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