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August 2 is the date for the renewal of Lionel Messi's contract with Barcelona

Barcelona is focused entirely on renewing the contract of Argentine star Lionel Messi in the next few days, after the end of his contract last month.

Lionel Messi has become a free player at the present time after the end of his contract with Barcelona at the end of last June, but he is sticking to continuing with the Catalan club, which is waiting for a reduction in its salary ceiling to announce the renewal of Messi's contract.

Messi agreed to reduce his salary by up to 50% to stay with Barcelona in light of the current economic crisis, with an agreement on a contract that extends for the next 5 seasons.

According to the Spanish newspaper, Futbol Espana, it is expected that Joan Laporta will meet with Barcelona players before the end of July to agree to reduce their salaries in proportions that will help the club get out of its crisis after exceeding the permissible salaries from the Spanish League.

Barcelona wants to announce the renewal of Lionel Messi’s contract on August 2, as soon as he returns to group training, to be an official player in the Catalan club.

The Argentine star, Lionel Messi, player of the Spanish club Barcelona, ​​​​was spending the summer vacation with his wife and family, after celebrating his victory in the “Copa America” football championship, and Messi published the photo on his personal account on the “Instagram” website, and he appeared while he was in the water with his wife and three children. The photo received a large response from his followers on social media.

Spanish press reports confirmed that Barcelona has set a deadline to announce the renewal of Lionel Messi's contract with the team.