Monday 1 February 2021
Spanish newspaper “El Mundo” claimed that Barcelona will have to pay an amount of 39 million euros to Lionel Messi, the star of the Catalan team.
Yesterday, Sunday, the Spanish newspaper revealed the terms of the contract between Messi and Barcelona, which he signed in November of 2017. (See full details)
According to the Catalan newspaper “Mundo Deportivo”, citing “El Mundo”, Barcelona is obligated to pay (38964.977.5 euros) to Messi on the fifteenth of next July – that is, two weeks after the end of his contract in June -.
The newspaper indicated that this clause is not linked to Messi renewing his contract or not, and is valid even if the Argentine player did not renew his contract.
It is worth noting that Barcelona issued an official statement on Sunday, in which he denied his relationship with the leakage of the contract, indicating that he would take legal measures against the Spanish newspaper.