BARCELONA should pay Lionel Messi a £30million loyalty bonus on the finish of the season even when he leaves, studies say.
The Argentinean legend’s contract expires in the summertime, meaning he can walk away from the club for nothing.
Barcelona will reportedly need to pay Lionel Messi a £30m loyalty bonus on the finish of the season even when he leavesCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
And he may achieve this £30m richer as a part of the deal he signed in 2017, in line with ESPN.
The contract he penned three years in the past is alleged to have included a £60m loyalty bonus.
And Messi was already paid half of that again in February, with the remaining due when his contract expires in June.
It means he’ll obtain the cash no matter the place he’s enjoying his soccer subsequent season.
Messi tried to force his way out of the Nou Camp this summer after handing in a switch request.
He believed his contract allowed him to go away without cost on the finish of every season.
However the Spanish giants argued that the stipulation expired in the summertime, though the season was prolonged amid the coronavirus pandemic.
As Messi didn’t wish to take his boyhood membership to courtroom, he decided to commit his future to Barca.
Manchester Metropolis are amongst these linked with the ahead, who ex-Barca midfielder Luis Figo feels has already made up his mind about his future.
Figo mentioned: “I watched the factor with Messi and his try to go away Barcelona this summer time like all soccer followers: expectantly and stunned.
“He’ll have his motives and causes for making that call. I don’t know what occurred beforehand.
“Each membership needs to have a participant like Messi, however then it relies on elements like the present monetary scenario on the membership, the cash he’ll price the membership in wages, the desire of the participant…
“However usually, in life, if you happen to don’t wish to be someplace, in the long run there’s nothing that may change your thoughts.”