Barcelona president Joan Laporta has given a stunch messi and Griezmann Updates as the LaLiga giants hopes to retain both players .
Six time ballon D’or winner Lionel Messi is officially out of contract with barcelona and is free to join a new club , However barcelona are confident of re-signing the argentine International , despite messi will have to take a massive pay cut if he chooses to resign for barça.
Meanwhile for Antoine Griezmann who has been linked with a return to former club Atletico madrid in a swap deal involving atléti midfielder saul .
messi and Griezmann Updates
The Camp Nou chief is still confident of re-signing the six-time Ballon d’Or winner in time for the start of the new season
Joan Laporta has offered an update on Lionel Messi’s contract, while claiming Barcelona are happy with Antoine Griezmann amid ongoing transfer rumours.
Messi became a free agent when his contract at Camp Nou expired on June 30,
An official announcement is expected imminently, and Laporta has now confirmed “everything is on the right track” for the Argentine to be re-registered with the club for the start of the 2021-22 season.
Laporta On Messi
We are in the process of getting Messi to stay. He wants to stay at Barca and we have to make sure that happens” Laporta told Barca’s official media channel at the presentation of summer signing Emerson Royal on Monday.
“We all want Messi in La Liga because he is a world-class player, the best in the world, and he clearly helps to promote the league. I know Leo wants to stay and appreciate that highly. Everything is very much on the right track.”
Laporta On Griezmann
Laporta has indicated that there France international will honour the terms of his contract with the Blaugrana, which is due to run until 2024.
“Everyone is happy with Griezmann. He’s a true professional. He has a contract with Barca and we have to respect that,” said the Camp Nou chief.