Transfer news: Messi contract a Barcelona priority as Neymar says yes

Barcelona has reportedly made the offer of a new contract for superstar Lionel Messi a top priority.

Published : Mar 21, 2020 14:47 IST

Barcelona's Lionel Messi.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Lionel Messi's contract is said to be a priority for Barcelona, which has also received good news on the Neymar front.

Messi has a deal until 2021 with the La Liga giant, but can leave for free at the end of the season.

If Barca can get that done, it looks like Neymar also wants a return to Camp Nou.



A renewal for Messi is a prime concern for Barcelona, according to AS .

Messi is top of the to-do list for Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu despite economic problems facing several clubs due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Meanwhile, the cover of Sport says Neymar wants to return to Barca and is ready to put pressure on Paris Saint-Germain to get his wish.


- According to Le 10 Sport , PSG has not offered Neymar a new deal despite talk it would. The Brazil international is contracted until 2022 at the Ligue 1 champion.

- Chelsea desperately wants Jadon Sancho. The Evening Standard reports the Premier League club is ready to pay £120million (€129.9m) for the Borussia Dortmund star.

- Inter has apparently sent a warning to Barcelona over Lautaro Martinez. Sport reports the Serie A giant wants cash only for the forward, ruling out a deal that also involves a player.

- Paris Saint-Germain is setting its sights on Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma. Le 10 sport says Donnarumma, who is out of contract next year, is a key target for PSG.

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