September 19, 2021
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Barcelona finally reach an agreement to keep Lionel Messi until 2026 after months of negotiations

Barcelona keep Lionel Messi 2026

finally reach an agreement to keep until 2026 after months of negotiations

has reportedly reached an agreement with and will stay at the club by penning a new deal until 2026.

The 34-year-old Argentina international, whose deal expired at the end of June, has finally agreed to new terms with SPORT claiming negotiations are now finalised.

Barcelona, however, still need to reduce their wage bill so ’s new contract can be registered with LaLiga.

An announcement is expected to be made in the coming days after a breakthrough was made in talks on Monday with ’s father Jorge.

Due to ’s dire financial position, has had to take a 50 percent pay deduction from his previous deal, which was worth in excess of £425million over four years.

That means ’s earnings will be slashed by £250,000 every week on his new five-year contract.

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