Barcelona plan to extend Lionel Messi’s contract until 2022 at least just 18 months after Argentine star signed his last Nou Camp deal


Barcelona intend to increase Lionel Messi’s settlement till 2022 in any occasion with the Argentine star as integral to their trophy need as ever.

Messi, 31, is as of now contracted to Barcelona till 2021 after his final enlargement in November 2017 and has a €700million (£604m) discharge proviso.

Be that as it could, as per Mundo Deportivo, membership president Josep Maria Bartomeu wants to supply Messi a crisp association that will connect him to the Nou Camp till both 2022 or 2023.

Messi stays as important to Barcelona’s odds of flatware as ever beforehand, having scored 33 aims and contributed 18 aids 34 journeys over all rivalries up to now this season.

By and enormous, he has a bewildering 585 aims in 671 counterparts for the membership since he made his first-group debut in 2004.

Bartomeu, who faces presidential choices once more in 2021, mentioned of Messi: ‘Leo has an settlement till 2021 and we are going to likewise do one other rework.

‘He’s strong and rationally like nothing anybody’s ever seen. He has the aspiration to win titles.’

Barcelona are in a strong place to do solely that this season.

They’re seven away from second-put Atletico Madrid in La Liga as they intend to win what may be Messi’s tenth affiliation title.

Messi will embrace a seventh Copa del Rey crown if Barca beat Valencia within the final they usually face Lyon within the second leg of their Champions League hold going 16 tie on Wednesday.