Lionel Messi has decided to extend his stay with Barcelona, with club president Josep Bartomeu to offer the forward an option to personally extend his contract each season.
The Argentine's current deal runs out in the summer of 2021, but he has the option to leave the side on 30 June this summer if he so desires.
Messi quiere renovar de año en año— Mundo Deportivo (@mundodeportivo) January 31, 2020
Bartomeu le ofrece una renovación por tiempo indefinido
✍ Él la firmará si cada temporada, como Iniesta, tiene la potestad de decidir
This season injury has hampered his playing time, but nevertheless he has still notched 14 goals in 16 La Liga outings, as well as laying on six assists in the league, with Barcelona currently going toe-to-toe with Real Madrid at the top of the division, sitting three points behind their rivals.
Talk had emerged that Messi may choose to call time on his Camp Nou career upon the completion of his current deal, but f