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Can Messi leave Barcelona without financial consequences?

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The FINANCIAL — Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has accused the club of wanting to sell Lionel Messi. Turns out Messi sent FC Barcelona a burofax stating that he wants to leave, but when he signed a contract extension three years ago that committed him to Camp Nou through the 2020-21 season. The contract allowed him to leave as long as he decided before June 10, 2020. Since the date passed, the option to leave for free expired, in Barcelona’s view. On the other hand, Messi and his team think that date should be extended to cover the prolonged season – which…

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Can Messi leave Barcelona without financial consequences?

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has accused the club of wanting to sell Lionel Messi. Turns out Messi sent FC Barcelona a burofax stating that he wants to leave, but when he signed a contract extension three years ago that committed him to Camp Nou through the 2020-21 season. The contract allowed him…