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Lionel Messi to sign new five-year deal with Barcelona with a pay cut

Barcelona all-time top scorer and appearance maker, technically ended his 21-year association with the club last month and is currently a free agent after his previous contract expired. Lionel Messi is set to extend his contract with Catalan giant, Barcelona by signing a new five-year deal. The Argentinian maestro set to take a wage cut. Messi’s last contract was signed in 2017 with the club. The club have been trying to rebuild the squad with Junior Firpo, Jean-Clair Todibo and Carles Alena being sold to make way for free signings Sergio Aguero, Memphis Depay and Eric Garcia.

Messi at 34, won his first major international title with Argentina over the weekend when they beat their rivals, Brazil in the Copa America final. The Argentinian Maestro, Lionel Messi has pen down a new five-year contract with the team. Barcelona at ease by agreeing to sign a new five-year deal with the Catalan club. Lionel Messi accepts huge Barcelona wage cut to agree new contract with Barcelona.

After a summer of uncertainty involving their finances, including a gross debt of €1billion, Barcelona will rejoice to know they have their captain back. Alongside Messi, Barcelona have signed many top players across Europe, Sergio Aguero, Memphis Depay, Emerson Royal and Eric Garcia. With all this new players and the players they have already, how is the new lineup of Barcelona is going to look like.

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