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Messi’s New Deal Would Have Risked Club’s Future – Barcelona President

Barcelona trying to keep Lionel Messi could have put the club at risk for 50 years, says president Joan Laporta. The club’s all-time leading goalscorer, 34, is leaving because they could not afford to give him a new contract under La Liga’s salary limit. A private equity firm wanted to invest in La Liga, which …

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Messi Wanted To Stay; We Did Everything To Keep Him But This Is The End – Barcelona President

Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, insists that Barcelona had an agreement in place for Lionel Messi to remain at the club and that the deal was meant to be signed on Thursday. However, even though the club felt it had done enough to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations, the deal was not accepted by La …

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