Lionel Messi Commits to Spending the rest of his career in Barcelona

Lionel Messi Says Tax Problems Made Him Want To Leave Barcelona

Lionel Messi also said he had expected Neymar to sign for Real Madrid last summer

The Argentine footballer promised to stay at Barcelona until the end of his career.

"However I personal already told them that at times you definately may perchance want to have what's biggest to your loved ones".

Some time ago it was rumored about a special clause in the Lionel Messi contract.

Messi also offered his toughen to Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde, who has been under stress after a bumpy delivery to the season followed the crew's Champions League crumple against Liverpool in May presumably moreover.

Following the reported fallout between the Barcelona squad and the boardroom over the Neymar saga in the summer, Lionel Messi seemed to leave the door slightly open to his possible departure from Camp Nou in an interview with Catalan daily Sport, saying he could leave if he felt there was not a "winning project" at the club.

Asked about the centre-back's claims, Messi admitted he was surprised by what was said, adding that he would not have publicly stated something like that. First because of how I am at the club, how I feel at the club, and secondly, for my family.

The 32-year-old's current contract expires in 2021 and Messi believes extending his deal "will not be a problem".

Messi started playing football inclined six for Newell's Archaic Boys, the Rosario club he supports in Argentina.

"Of course anything can happen but in principle, the idea is to stay here". "It has always been like this and remains the same way; nothing has changed".

"From my childhood, I have dreamed of playing for Newell's because of what football means in Argentina, but sometimes one has to prioritize the family".

Griezmann has scored three times in seven LaLiga appearances but struggled to hit the heights that made him one of the most sought-after players in the world while at Atletico Madrid.

"Last year I said he was one of the best and the best are always welcome". "I have never had problem with him coming".

"I think that Neymar regretted leaving FC Barcelona from the first day. I was not part of the negotiations", Messi further explained.

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