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Lionel Messi’s father meets with Barcelona bosses in secret rendezvous to discuss new contract

Jorge Messi has been spotted at a secret dinner with Barcelona's executives to discuss the contract renewal of their number ten

LIONEL Messi’s dad Jorge has been spotted meeting with Barcelona’s executives in attempts to finalise a new deal.

The club has insisted that contract talks are on the right track and are close to completion despite a lack of an official announcement.

Jorge Messi recently arrived in Barcelona

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Jorge Messi recently arrived in Barcelona

Joaquim Maria Puyal has spoke on Messi’s contract situation before Barca’s pivotal 7-1 win against Osasuna

He said “It should not be so difficult to renew Messi because Messi is ours.”

Messi has played for Barcelona his entire career

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Messi has played for Barcelona his entire career

Messi proved his unrivalled greatness even further last Wednesday when he scored his 500th Barcelona goal with the last touch of the game to win El classico.


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Contract talks involving the Argentine have been ongoing for some time now, and the forward has even been linked to a staggering move to the Premier League with Chelsea and Manchester City interested.

However after Jorge arrived in the city Barcelona faithful will be confident that a contract is in the works and will be announced soon.

Messi is Barca’s highest ever goal scorer

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Messi is Barca’s highest ever goal scorer

If the Catalan club are to win La Liga this year they will have to over take bitter rivals Real Madrid who are level on points with Messi’s club but with a game in hand.

Barcelona fans pay tribute to Lionel Messi after scoring 500 goals for the club