With Lionel Messi close to entering the last six months of his contract with FC Barcelona, there is a new reported update on his future!
The 33-year-old is still tipped to leave the Catalan giants at the end of the season, with his current deal in Spain expiring at the end of this campaign.
Messi has been linked with Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain in recent weeks months, but according to a new report from Mundo Deportivo, the Argentine has not yet entered into talks with any of the interested parties.
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It is further claimed that Messi has not held discussions with Barcelona either, leading many to believe the six-time Ballon d'Or winner has no plans to stay at the Camp Nou.
Messi will be legally allowed to listen to offers from other clubs come the turn of the year, and will be able to leave the Spanish giants for free at the end of the season if he does not extend his current deal.
There should be new developments on the Argentina captain's future at Barcelona in January, when he enters the final six months of his contract in Spain.
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