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Latest From Barcelona As They Unlock Saul Arrival, New Renewal Close, Pjanic, Griezmann, Umtiti

Messi Renewal Imminent

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi after agreeing a pay cut to recommit himself to Barcelona has not put pen to paper yet to sign officially. According to Fichajes, Barcelona are set to finalize the contract extension with Messi this week and are closer to the renewal than ever.

As revealed today by the diairo ASBarcelona would try to negotiate first the signing of Saúl, hoping to release players such as Neto, Pjanic, Umtiti or Braithwaite, with whom it would be possible to finance the arrival of the Spanish midfielder, to later establish new contacts and independently negotiate the return of Griezmann to Atlético de Madrid, keeping both the rojiblancos and the Catalans in constant contact to carry out that change of pieces with a view to 2021/2022.

However, what was on the way to being one of the most outstanding exchanges of the summer, has now become a totally independent operation from the one that relates the French forward with his return to the Wanda Metropolitano, thus giving the Spanish midfielder an opportunity to set course for Barça in the coming weeks, with the team led by Dutch coach Ronald Koeman being the main favorite to take over the services of the 27-year-old footballer as they unlock new approach of getting him to the club, ahead even of Premier League teams such as Manchester United or Liverpool.


The future of Miralem Pjanic could be resolved soon.  The agent of the Bosnian midfielder, Fali Ramadani, has contacted Juventus  and Today or Tuesday he plans to meet with the Juventus sports director, Federico Cherubini, to try to unravel the operation. The coach Massimiliano Allegri has given the go ahead to his incorporation and the Barça player wants to return to Turin as a priority. At the Camp Nou they admit that, today, it is the easiest goodbye that can be given.

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