A new surprise … Messi will “join two clubs” in a double deal


According to the Spanish sports newspaper “Sport”, the 33-year-old will move this summer to Manchester City The Englishman is in a contract that includes a clause that turns him into the American club New York City FC in 2023.

It extends the contract Messi The double is 5 years, 3 of them in City and 2 in New York City, the younger brother of the English club in the “City Football” group.

According to “Sport”, Messi will receive a gross salary of about 500 million pounds over the five years, at a rate of 100 million annually.

If the deal goes through, the 6 Ballon d’Or will meet again with his inspiring coach Josep GuardiolaAfter they worked together in Barcelona between 2008 and 2012, in a golden era for Barcelona during which the team won the Spanish League 3 times and the Champions League twice.

It seems that the crisis between Messi and Barcelona is on its way to complications, after the player informed his club management a few days ago of his desire to leave “Camp Nou” through a clause allowing him to leave for free, while the club adheres to obtaining the penalty clause in the contract estimated at 700 million euros.

The legend player missed Barcelonas first training session in preparation for the new season, Monday, raising the banner of challenge in the battle to leave Catalonia this summer, after he was absent from the tests to detect the new Corona virus, Sunday.

The Spanish League entered the crisis line, and in a statement expressed its agreement with the club regarding the issue, and considered that “the contract is currently valid and contains a penalty clause” amounting to 700 million euros, and stressed that “to terminate the contract the player must pay this amount.” .

The captain of the team and the greatest player in the history of the club, who scored 634 goals and won 34 titles with him, now faces the risk of being punished, either with a fine or a salary cut if his absence continues.


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