The FC Barcelona has already submitted the renewal offer to Leo Messi and is awaiting the response of the Argentine forward, as published by TV3. The captain of the Barça is now in Argentina to play a couple of World Cup qualifying matches and then the America Cup, but a reply is expected before the end of the tournament.
The meeting between Laporta Y Jorge Messi It was yesterday, as ESPN’s Moisés Llorens added. Both parties finished happy with the meeting and with good feelings.
The initial idea was to wait for the results of the audit that Joan Laporta and his board have commissioned to know the economic reality of the Barça club but, as there will be no results for another two or three weeks, Barça did not want to wait any longer to try to advance one of the priorities of the new board of directors.
Messi He has not yet responded while waiting to know more details of the sports project. Along these lines, the club has announced a press conference for Joan Laporta on Friday, the first he will do since he was appointed president, to, according to the same source, talk about the situation of the club with the renewal of Messi as one of the hottest topics.
The offer presented follows the terms that TV3 already advanced a month ago, with a long contract that would cover a first stage of two years as a player of the Barça; a second, as a Barça ambassador in the United States while playing in the American soccer league, and a third, for five more years, again in the Catalan capital, as a member of the soccer area of the Barcelona. The president is expected Laporta explain at length the type of contract offered to the captain.