There are reports in Spain that Lionel Messi is in a really solid space to leave Barcelona totally free, as the €700m launch clause has expired.
The Ballon d’Or winner is definite to leave Camp Nou after a complete occupation on the club, with Manchester Metropolis the favourites to designate him, followed by Juventus, Inter and PSG.
He has now despatched a burofax warning Barcelona that he is now not going to support as of late’s pre-season rep-collectively for clinical assessments, collectively with a COVID swab.
It’s one more step within the apt fight and the most up-to-date reports from Cadena SER imply Messi is in a solid space to argue he can close his contract totally free.
Barca argue that the clause allowing his exit has expired, however the launch clause price €700m is aloof official till June 2021.
On the unreal hand, Cadena SER and others in Spain now stutter they’ve inspected the contract and the €700m launch clause is now not official for the 2020-21 season.
Football Espana level out even supposing this may maybe perchance now not essentially guarantee Messi can leave totally free, it for scuttle will force Barcelona to diminish their calls for to circa €100m.
A apt fight is within the offing and may maybe well rep extra and additional gruesome, now to now not level out that different players reminiscent of Luis Suarez – moreover of hobby to Juventus – and Inter target Arturo Vidal are moreover currently negotiating to close their contracts a year early.
They’ve been suggested in no unsure phrases by fresh coach Ronald Koeman that they’re now not segment of Barca’s plans.
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