Messi to leave Barcelona this summer

Lionel Messi has voiced out his desire to leave Barcelona this summer, amid reports of an already agreed contract extension between Barcelona and their captain.

Messi has confirmed rumors suggesting his future lies elsewhere come the 2020/21 season.

With the Barcelona chiefs willing to do all they can to make their talisman happy, including signing any player he wants, Lionel Messi has still turned down recent contract extension talks.

Messi is tied to Barcelona until next summer, but rumors suggests he might be leaving sooner.

TOP STORY – MESSI WANTS IMMEDIATE BARCELONA EXIT

According to Footy Area espana, Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona with immediate effect, following the club’s disgraceful 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich.

The six-time Ballon d’Or winner has been tipped to link up with his former manager Pep Guardiola at Manchester City this summer.

The Barca captain was expected to sign a new contract this summer, but the recent crisis at the club, capped by their abysmal loss to Bayern, has made Messi rule out extending his stay with Barcelona.

ROUND-UP

– According to Sport, Barcelona are set to announce a new manager in the coming weeks, with Ronald Koeman and Mauricio Pochettino the front men for the job.

– According to Sport, Barcelona are planning a summer clear out for their underperforming first team players. Reports from Footy Area also suggests Ousmane Dembele, Junior Firpo, Arturo Vidal, Rakitic, and Samuel Umtiti have been placed on the unwanted list at the Camp Nou.

The Sun suggests Pep Guardiola’s future at Man City is uncertain, with rumors suggesting he might want to resign.

Footy Area confirms Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang has agreed a bumper three year contract extension to stay with the Gunners beyond this season.

Chelsea are desperately in need of better defenders this summer. According to The Telegraph, Brighton’s Lewis Dunk and Man City defender John Stones are on top of The Blues’ transfer wishlist.


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