According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona wants to work on a contract extension for youngster Lamine Yamal, who has been compared to Lionel Messi. Blaugranas reportedly wants to extend his contract until 2026 and include a massive €1 billion release clause.
Yamal, 15, was impressed by the club’s youth. The winger can produce miracle goals and has great passing range and great vision. These qualities impressed the coach of the club’s youth sector.
He also once trained in the first team under Xavi and surprised many with his superior skills. The club hopes to give the player a first-team chance as early as next season. are considering The player’s current contract expires at the end of his 2023/24 season.
Barcelona is already trying to protect him from the interests of other clubs. They are keen to extend his contract until 2026 and include a €1 million release clause. Yamal is seen by many in the club hierarchy as the successor to Lionel Messi.
Javier Zanetti claimed Inter Milan tried to sign Lionel Messi after leaving Barcelona
Inter Milan boss Javier Zanetti recently claimed that Inter Milan tried to sign Lionel Messi after the Argentinian left Barcelona.
“We spoke to Messi because of the relationship we have when there was this possibility that he would leave Barcelona. I would never have imagined his farewell to Barcelona. But we cannot realistically compete, from an economic point of view, with teams like City or Paris Saint Germain.”
Messi eventually joined PSG, where he scored 26 goals and provided 29 assists in 58 appearances for the French club. The Ballon d’Or winner on seven occasions is now entering the final months of his contract with the Paris club.
He has yet to agree to a new contract for renewal. Reports have surfaced that Messi has received a lucrative offer from a Saudi club. It will be interesting to see where Messi’s future lies.