- Lionel Messi is not happy with how details of his contract was leaked
- The Barcelona legend has identified five men behind how the information broke
- Barcelona are currently occupying second position on the La Liga table
Lionel Messi who is the captain of Spanish giants Barcelona is reportedly ready to take five chiefs of the club to court over how his contract was leaked to the public in what the Argentine was not happy about.
The Argentina international is entering the final months of his contract at the Nou Camp as Barcelona chiefs continue to fight for him to sign a new deal.
Over the weekend, El Mundo was said to have published full details in Lionel Messi's contract in which the development brought out the anger in the player and he is ready for legal battle with those behind the leakage.
According to the report on UK Sun, Lionel Messi is aware that only five Barcelona chiefs have access to details of his contract and he is ready to drag them to court.
This latest development will come as a huge disappointment for the club considering how they have been persuading the player to sign a new deal.
Interestingly, the report added that Lionel Messi is also ready to drag El Mundo to court over how they got the vital information about him.
El Mundo report revealed the 33-year-old to be the highest-paid sportsman of all time with him coining in an eye-watering £123million a year salary which is a missive one for the Argentine.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Joan Laporta who is one of the presidential candidates at Barcelona has stated emphatically that the club's captain Lionel Messi wants to remain at the Camp Nou despite having five months left on his contract.
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This declaration made by Joan Laporta will come as a welcome development for all Barcelona fans considering how they have been expecting Lionel Messi to sign a new deal.
Before the start of the ongoing League season in Europe, Barcelona almost lost Lionel Messi as the Argentine handed a transfer request after a disappointing season.
Lionel Messi was not happy with Barcelona's failure in the Champions League losing against German giants Bayern Munich and also how they failed to win any title last season in all competitions.