Barcelona club president Joesp Maria Bartomeu took out time to speak regarding his star player Lionel Messi. With rumors going around Messi’s stay in Barcelona specially after the premier league was a question mark. Josep stated that Lionel Messi has decided to stay with Barcelona as a self made decision until the end of his career. Josep did not state and contract arrangements that bound him to do so of any kinds. With Messi’s questionable stay in the club, an unsettling rumor had already erupted considering Josep considered this a considerable strain that had to be addressed sooner or later. Messi is 33 years old now and has had an incredible run with Barcelona as their star player uptill now.
Maria Bartomeu is super confident that Messi will stay with Barcelona and does not seek a way out of the club for many years to come.
Josep stated, “Messi has said he will end his working and footballing life at Barca, I’m not going to explain the details because we are focused on the competition and we are negotiating with many players, but Messi has explained to us that he wants to stay and so we’re going to enjoy him for much longer.”
Messi has now crossed more than 7000 career goals, a feat accomplished by the star at his very prime. Barcelona recently beat Villarreal 4-1 thus Sunday during the La Liga league. A report said that Messi along with his father had started discussing Messi’s latest deal with the club which have now halted. Messi will renew his contract and will keep playing for Barcelona.