On the official website of La Liga, another statement appeared related to the conflict between Lionel Messi and Barcelona. For the first time, the league announced that under the current contract, a football player can leave the Catalan club only upon payment of the full compensation amount, that is, 700 million euros.
Messi’s representatives sent a message to the league leadership, in which they argued that the Argentine could still terminate the contract with Barcelona ahead of schedule. La Liga has officially announced that the footballer does not have such a right now.
Earlier it was reported that Messi is likely to stay at Barcelona for at least 1 season.