English “Manchester United” and the manufacturer of sports equipment Adidas has offered the forward of “Barcelona” Lionel Messi 100 million euros for renewal of contract with the Catalan club, claims portal Marketing Deportivo.
Thus Manchester United will avoid the payment of compensation to the Catalan club in the amount of 250 million euros, spelled out in the contract Messi in case of a transfer to another club.
Contract 29-year-old Messi with Barcelona expires June 30, 2018, and if the player does not renew, it will be a free agent and can move to another team without compensation to the Catalans.
According to the newspaper, Adidas is concerned about the bad results of Manchester United sponsored by them and they decided to try to help Manchester United to buy Messi. At the same time promised 100 million Lionel will pay as bonuses for his promotional contract with the German company.
Earlier it was reported that Barcelona can’t make Messi a worthy proposal because of problems with financial fair play.
This season, the five-time winner of the Golden ball for the team spent 14 matches in all competitions, scoring 16 goals.