Spain-ALSHARQIYA April 16 : Juan Laporta, Barcelona's chairman, made an offer to Lionel Messi of Argentina to renew his contract and ensure his presence with the Catalan club in the coming years.
According to journalist Gori Basti on the famous RAK1 radio station, Laporta's proposal to Messi was a salary less than he is currently receiving, with promises that would guarantee him an increase in salary when the club recovers on the economic level, and as soon as his career as a footballer ends, he continues in Barcelona. As ambassador for the club.
Gauri Basti also mentioned that Laporta is trying to persuade Messi to stay by signing Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund's German striker,
The Argentine star has made it clear that he wants to have a successful sports project in order to continue in Barcelona, and Laporta believes that signing the Norwegian striker will convince Messi.
At the same time, press reports published by "Sport" and "Mundo Deportivo" stated that sources close to Leo Messi confirmed that he had not received an official offer from Laporta or the club, and that he was still waiting for him. Sources of the two newspapers in Barcelona confirmed that there was no such thing. An official presentation by Messi, and what was published on "RAK 1" radio may be just a suggestion that Laporta would like to present.