Lionel Messi is currently a free agent and is signing a new contract at Barcelona. The Argentine could join any club in the world, but the Catalans believe he will soon sign another contract with them.
Barcelona will not be able to register new players until they have significantly reduced their salaries. The Catalans signed free transfers with Sergio Aguero, Eric Garcia and Memphis Depay, and placed the burden on Junior Firpo, Francisco Trinkao and Mateus Fernandez.
But their salaries are still above the limit set by La Liga and the club is actively working on lending and selling some of its players.
When tested Sports world President Joan Laporta said he was pleased with how the situation was developing in relation to Messi’s position in the contract.
“[Lionel] Messi? The message is peace and patience. Sometimes you have to play a marble game. Everything will be OK. Professionals are doing a good job. “
“We’re very happy with how things are going, but you already know it’s a special market that requires patience and skill. But as summer progresses, I’m sure we’ll get the good news.”
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The president of La Liga has refused to help Barcelona register Lionel Messi
Meanwhile, Javier Tebes has refused to repeal Messi’s registration rules for Barcelona. The La Liga president said the rules would remain the same for all clubs without exception.
“I will not [turn a blind eye] For Messi, this is not possible. Lots of workers [at LaLiga] and economic control [department] Also, “said Tebas.” That is the right of the clubs and we have to protect the integrity of LaLiga. ”
“We often have to explain [the economic controls] agents and players don’t know about it or think clubs are cheating on them, and we’ve had to explain that in recent years. “
According to reports, Messi has agreed a five-year contract with Barcelona to reduce his salary by 50 percent.
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