Multiple trusted sources and reporters have been confirmed that Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi will now renew his contract at the Catalan club and this will come as a big blow to Barcelona fans.
Despite having reached an agreement between Barça and Leo Messi and with the clear intention of both parties to sign a new contract today, it will not be possible to formalize due to economic and structural obstacles (Spanish LaLiga regulations).
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There has been a radical turnaround in the case of Lionel Messi’s renewal with Barcelona, with recent information being that the deal was close to being announced, yet a blockbuster revelation has suggested that Barcelona will now not be able to re-sign the Argentine.
LaLiga Santander’s fiscal agreement with the CVC investment fund was said to have made things easier for Barcelona, but even then the room to maneuver was limited as Los Cules had to balance their wage bill, which would have left Ronald Koeman with a very threadbare squad going into the new season.
What will happen next in this whirlwind?