There has been a Complete turnaround in the case of Lionel Messi’s contract renewal with Barcelona, as FC Barcelona have confirmed on Thursday evening that Lionel Messi will not continue with the club.
It was gathered that the renewal could not happen because of financial and structural obstacles (Spanish Liga regulations) despite Barcelona and Lionel Messi having reached an agreement and the clear intention of both parties to sign a new contract today,
As a result of this situation, Messi shall not be staying on at FC Barcelona. Both parties deeply regret that the wishes of the player and the club will ultimately not be fulfilled
However FC Barcelona wholeheartedly expresses its appreciation to the player whose contribution to the aggrandisement of the club can not be overemphasized and wishes him all the very best for the future in his personal and professional life.