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Messi Tells Koeman He Wants Out

Shock reports in Spain have claimed FC Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has met with new manager Ronald Koeman and told him he sees his future away from the club.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see how dejected Messi was during and after Barca's 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich last week.

According to Catalan radio station RAC1, the Argentine is seriously considering an exit from the Blaugrana after meeting with Koeman. 

The publication claims the 33-year-old has informed the new boss that he sees himself leaving the Spanish giants, though he knows this will be difficult because his contract only expires in 2021. 

Click through the gallery to see the players Barcelona are set to cash in on in the coming transfer window! 

At his unveilng as new manager on Wednesday, Koeman said he would meet with Messi to discuss his future, after it was claimed the six-time Ballon d'Or winner wants to leave the club before the 2020/21 season. 

Koeman Addresses Messi Problem

The Argentine is believed to have a release clause of 700 million (R14 billion), though it is widely understood that the club will lower its asking price if Messi looked to force a move. 

Do you think Messi will really leave Barcelona in the coming weeks? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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