Lionel Messi's father Jorge reportedly confirms his son will stay at Barcelona

Lionel Messi's father Jorge reportedly confirms his son will stay at Barcelona

- Lionel Messi's father has agreed for his son to stay at Spanish side Barcelona

- Jorge wants Messi to finish his contract with Barcelona and leave for free

- Messi has been linked with a big move to Premier League side Manchester City

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Jorge who is the father and agent of football legend Lionel Messi has reportedly confirmed that his star son will remain at Barcelona until the end of the 2020/21 League season in Europe.

This latest development will be a great one for all Barcelona fans considering how their minds have been troubled when Lionel Messi handed the Catalans a transfer request.

Lionel Messi did that after the club's defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League losing 8-2 which sent them out of the competition.

Defeat against Bayern Munich remains Barcelona's heaviest loss ever in history and it caused trouble at the Camp Nou.

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Manager Setien was kicked out by Barcelona chiefs who were angry with the result against Bayern Munich and hired Ronald Koeman.

However, such action failed to change the decision of Lionel Messi who has been linked with a move to Manchester City.

According to the latest report on Goal citing Mediaset, Lionel Messi's father Jorge has confirmed that meeting with Barcelona chiefs went well.

Asked on whether a six-time Ballon d’Or winner could remain with the Blaugrana until the end of his current contract in 2021, Jorge Messi replied with “yes”.

Lionel Messi's father Jorge reportedly confirms his son will stay at Barcelona

Lionel Messi's father Jorge reportedly confirms his son will stay at Barcelona (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Sergio Ramos who is the captain of Spanish champions Real Madrid stated emphatically that Lionel Messi has the right over his future, but advised the Argentine to stay at the Nou Camp.

Lionel Messi's future at the Camp Nou has been the major talks among pundits and football fans around the world since last week.

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The Argentina international told Barcelona chiefs that he wants to leave following embarrassing defeat against Bayern Munich in which Messi failed to score.

Last two seasons, Barcelona were also sent out of the Champions League in an embarrassing fashion losing 4-0 against Premier League champions Liverpool.

But last term's defeat against Bayern Munich made Lionel Messi livid and felt the needed panacea is for him to leave this summer.

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