Jot Jordi, A journalist shared views as per discussion on El Chiringuito. He said that,”the new Barcelona board plans to offer Lionel Messi a wage of 30 million euros. This wage will be per season in his new contract.”
50% Reduction From Messi’s Older Deal!
Barcelona’s older contract with Messi is about to expire on 30th June 2021. Messi’s future is yet not decided. Messi will decide his continuity at the end of the season. The Verdict of president Joan Laporta is and his board will be his first concern.
Barcelona’s finances, however, are no more a surprise. With a massive debt of over 1.3 billion euros being accumulated, the Catalans are going to have to perform a thorough audit and massively slash on spending. The overflowing wage bill is one of the biggest issues to address.
Barcelona can no longer afford to offer Lionel Messi a deal as lucrative as the ones he has had in the near past. And if he were to renew, he would have to accept a lower wage given that he is far and above, the highest earner in the team.