Lionel Messi: Barcelona sure club captain will sign a new deal

Lionel Messi: Barcelona sure club captain will sign a new deal

- Lionel Messi is on the verge of signing a new deal according to Barcelona

- The Argentine has been linked with a sensational move to Inter Milan

- Messi has been with Barcelona since 2001 and has won significant titles

Lionel Messi will sign a new contract despite interest from Inter Milan, Barcelona authoritatively claim, The Sun , Marca reports

Messi will be out of contract at the Camp Nou in 2021 and the Argentine and the club top brass have been at loggerheads in recent weeks.

The most recent was the rumour going the rounds that Messi and his teammates will not take a pay-cut during the global pandemic which did not go down well with the captain.

Back in February, it was Messi and the Director of Football Eric Abidal that got in each other's way after the Frenchman claimed players lack of commitment cost Ernesto Valverde his job.

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The 32-year-old found it "strange" that the club were forced to deny claims they paid a PR firm to attack top Barca star players.

And there have been claims that the six-time Ballon d'Or winner could finally end his relationship with his boyhood club and join Inter Milan.

But according to Spanish news media outlet Marca, La Blaugrana believe their most priced possession will sign a new deal.

Messi has won ten LaLiga titles, scored 627 goals in 718 games and as well as winning four Champions Leagues.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Neymar has played with many superstars during his sterling career and the Brazilian was asked who he would pick to be on his 5-A side team.

The Paris Saint-Germain star did not hesitate in calling his former Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez who they won La Liga and Champions League titles together.

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The 28-year-old did not forget his present PSG teammate and World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe who has stolen the show as the star player at Parc des Princes.

Mbappe and Neymar have won two Ligue 1 titles together since the Brazilain arrived for a world record £200million deal from Barcelona in 2017.

Legit.ng had also reported that Cristiano Ronaldo could make a sensational return to his former club Real Madrid, according to reports.

Serie A champions Juventus could be forced to sell the 35-year-old for a cut-price in order to remain in business amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many clubs across Europe are finding it hard to cope financially due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus as they struggle to make revenue.

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