Lionel Messi halts renewal talks and wants to leave Barcelona in 2021. Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi will leave the club when his contract expires.
The 33-year old has been in talks over an extension to his current deal in recent weeks. However, there is no progress on a new two-year contract.
Reports from radio presenter and journalist Manu Carreno, via the El Larguero programme on Cadena SER, claim the Argentina international has decided to leave the Camp Nou in 2021.
Carreno’s claims Messi is tired of being blamed for issues at the club. And has indicated his wish to leave, as per additional reports via Diario AS.
Messi rejected an early break clause in his contract this summer, after tentative interest from Manchester City earlier this year.
Credit: Football Espana