Laporta urges fans to be patient with Messi’s contract
Laporta urges fans to be patient with Messi’s contract. Joan Laporta, president of FC Barcelona We ask our fans to be a little more patient with the announcement of a contract extension with Lionel Messi, the team’s number one star.
It has now been 16 days since Messi officially left the club after his contract expired. In the past, many media outlets have also expressed confidence that the captain of the team will continue to stay with the team.
Although Messi is currently on vacation in Miami after leading Argentina to the 2021 Copa America title, progress over a new contract has revealed that he will extend his contract for another five years with a reduction. Wages have been cut in half from the original to around €565,000 per week.
Laporta, who has worked hard on the matter since taking over, has urged fans to wait a bit longer for the announcement of a contract extension with Messi.
“Messi? The message is calm and patience,” Laporta told Mundo Deportivo. “Sometimes you have to play a game of stone throwing. Everything will be fine.”
“Experts do a good job. We are very pleased with the progress in all matters. But you already know that this is a special market that requires a lot of patience and skill.”
“But we believe we can deliver good news this summer.”