Lionel Messi has denied rumours he will be leaving Barcelona at the end of the current campaign, though the 32-year-old revealed he is yet to open negotiations over a new deal with the club.
Blaugrana president Josep Maria Bartomeu recently admitted the five-time Ballon d'Or could leave on a free transfer at the end of the 2019/20 campaign due to a clause in his contract that allows him to walk away at the end of each season.
The Argentine has spent his entire senior career in Catalonia, amassing 603 goals in 687 appearances and earning 23 major honours since his debut at age 16. There are rumours that he could return to Argentina to play before retiring, while David Beckham's new MLS franchise Inter Miami have also been linked.
Though confidentiality agreements prevent Messi from discussing contract details, he was asked by SPORT to clarify Bartomeu's comments, the forward then explaining that: "