Lionel Messi is remarkably still yet to sign the new contract extension which he agreed with Barcelona earlier this summer, according to a report from Goal.
Amid an early-season capitulation on and off the pitch, Barca were initially adamant that the 5-time Ballon d'Or winner would sign a renewed deal at the club, which would see the talisman stay at Camp Nou until 2021. His previous deal - which technically remains his current one following the revelations, expires next summer.
On the club's website at the time of confirmation, a press release stated:
“Leo's renewal is something we are totally clear about and we have worked on it for a long time. Everything looks very good and I would be very surprised if the signing didn't happen."
Although Mestre seems to possess a terrible knack of wrongly foretelling reality, after he infamously said that Neymar was '200 per cent' certain to stay at Barcelona this summer, and after Paris Saint-Germain sensationally met the attacker's