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Messi to go away FC Barcelona resulting from monetary constraint – La Liga


Argentina striker Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona despite both parties having reached an agreement over a new contract.

FILE PHOTO: Barcelona’s Lionel Messi in motion. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante/Pool/File Photograph

MADRID, Spain — Argentina striker Lionel Messi will go away Barcelona regardless of each events having reached an settlement over a brand new contract, the La Liga membership stated on Thursday, citing financial and structural obstacles to the renewal of deal.

“Regardless of FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi having reached an settlement and the clear intention of each events to signal a brand new contract right now, this can’t occur due to monetary and structural obstacles (Spanish La Liga rules),” Barca stated in a press release.

“On account of this case, Messi shall not be staying on at FC Barcelona. Each events deeply remorse that the needs of the participant and the membership will in the end not be fulfilled.

“FC Barcelona wholeheartedly expresses its gratitude to the participant for his contribution to the aggrandizement of the membership and needs him all the perfect for the long run in his private {and professional} life.”

Messi was free to barter a switch with different golf equipment after his deal ran out on the finish of June, however Barcelona had at all times maintained he wished to stick with the membership. The 34-year-old was reported to signal a brand new five-year deal.

Messi had tried to go away Barcelona in August 2020, making a proper request for an exit after a break down in his relationship with then president Josep Maria Bartomeu however successor Joan Laporta, who presided over the Argentine’s rise to greatness, satisfied him to remain.

Messi, who joined Barca’s youth arrange aged 13, is the membership’s all-time high scorer and look maker with 672 objectives in 778 video games in all competitions.


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