This June 30 is not another day for him Barcelona. Although among the fans and within the Culé world there is strong optimism regarding the desire to Lionel messi to continue in the club, His contract expires today and so far there has been no news about his renewal. Thus, if there is no announcement in the next few hours, from this Thursday Leo will be a free player.
In this frame, Joan Laporta He arrived at the club’s offices this Wednesday and, as expected, he found a large number of media at the door waiting for news about Leo’s future. And although the president did not want to give many details on the subject, With just one word, he already brought tranquility to the fans.
Laporta was calm regarding the continuity of Leo.
It is that very relaxed, beyond the fact that the continuity of the best player in the history of the club is in doubt and after 20 years in the institution, Lcontributes responded: “calm”. And he continued on his way to the offices.
Although Leo is currently disputing the America Cup with the Selection, it is expected that in the next few hours there will be news on the subject. Even, in Barcelona they do not rule out that he will be without a contract for a few days and close the renewal when he returns to Spain. Meanwhile, the world is awaiting his decision.
The step by step of the negotiations
As Clarín could find out, Barcelona approached his proposal that was analyzed by Messi. The parties moved forward but there is still no definition. And on the 10th he would not be in a hurry to define his future.
Meetings for Leo’s new contract continue. This Tuesday a source close to the negotiation gave a brief description to the newspaper Ole how everything is going: “There was little progress, they continue to talk, there are still some things to negotiate. The tune is good “. Everything indicates that there will be white smoke, that there will be a photo of Messi and Laporta signing a new bond (which in principle would be for two years), but you should not shout the goals before long (and much less before the VAR gives the go-ahead ).
Initially the idea was to try to make the new announcement the first days of July, but for now nobody dares to put a date. Details remain to be resolved, but if nothing strange appears Leo will continue to play for Barcelona and now he will have the plus of having his friend Agüero as a teammate.
The arrival of Agüero was an important step of the leadership to try to achieve the continuity of Leo.
While, the Barcelona market and the club’s football project depend largely on the continuity of Leo. In fact, since Laporta took over as the new president of the institution, the Barcelona team that is coming has been working with the premise that 10 will continue at Culé.