Barcelona are prepared to do everything in their power to keep Lionel Messi at the club this summer.
The Argentine is thought to be considering his future at the club and it would be disastrous if he left the Catalan giants.
Messi had a chat with the new Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman after his appointment and the player is furious after finding out that his conversation with the Dutchman has been leaked.
Apparently, the player is prepared to quit Barcelona now but the Spanish giants will remind him that he has a release clause of £631 million if he decides to submit a transfer request.
Messi has one year left on his contract with Barcelona and it seems that he will have to stay put for another year at the very least.
Even if he wanted to leave the club, no club in the world can possibly afford to pay his release clause this summer.
It will be interesting to see if Barcelona can manage to mend their relationship with the Argentine player and convince him to extend his contract with them.
Messi is disappointed with the team’s recent capitulation and he wants Barcelona to rebuild a formidable project so that he can win more trophies with the Spanish club.
It remains to be seen whether Barcelona can match up to his ambitions and deliver another title winning squad next year.