Argentine striker “Barcelona” Lionel Messi is going to sign a new contract with the Catalan club on significantly improved terms. He wants to receive an annual salary in the amount of 50 million euros, according to the newspaper Marca.
Current salary is a five-time winner of the “Golden ball” is 40 million euros per year. The term of the current agreement of the football player expires in 2018 and the leadership of “Barcelona” intends to offer the striker a new contract.
It is expected that the Catalan club will agree terms with the 29-year-old forward in light of continued interest in him from teams with large financial resources.
Lionel Messi his entire career spent in Barcelona, was the best scorer in history and he won 29 trophies, including four wins in the Champions League. In this season, the striker scored 16 goals in 14 matches.