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Lionel Messi officially agrees new Barcelona contract until 2021

Barcelona have announced that Lionel Messi has agreed a three-year contract extension, committing his future to the club until 2021.

 

Messi, whose current deal was due to expire in 12 months, sees his release clause rise to €300 million and the deal will be signed in the coming weeks, when he returns to the team for preseason training.

 

It will be the ninth professional contract the Argentina international has signed since he moved to the Camp Nou and commits him to the club until he is 34.

 

"The club is very happy with both the renewal and the commitment of Messi, the best player in history," Barca said in a statement.

 

"He has played his full professional career at Barca and has led the team to an era of extraordinary

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