Barcelona president Joan Laporta is “satisfied” Lionel Messi will signal a brand new contract to stick with the LaLiga giants.
Messi is out of contract on the finish of the season and the 33-year-old’s future with Barca is much from sure amid robust hyperlinks to Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester Metropolis.
Laporta stays decided to re-sign Messi, who has spent his whole senior profession at Camp Nou.
As Barca put together for Saturday’s Copa del Rey ultimate towards Athletic Bilbao, Laporta was requested in regards to the document six-time Ballon d’Or winner.
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“The whole lot is progressing adequately,” Laporta instructed Deportes Cuatro.
“I’ll do all the pieces throughout the membership’s capabilities to get him to remain. That’s what we’re doing. Messi is motivated.
“He’s a rare individual and I’m satisfied that he’ll wish to proceed at Barca.”
Messi has scored a league-high 23 targets and provided eight assists in 28 LaLiga appearances for Barca this season.
In complete, Messi has netted 29 targets throughout all competitions in 2020-21.