La Liga against Lionel Messi and his father Jorge

La Liga have sided with Barca's decision and won't allow Messi to go on free this summer.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi after winning 34 trophies with Barcelona may finally leave. The Argentine has handed in a transfer request. Messi’s release clause is around $700 million. However there’s a clause in the contract which may allow him to leave for free.

La Liga on Messi situation

La Liga has released a statement wherein they are supporting Barcelona. Barcelona claim that for Messi to leave another club will have to pay $700 million. Messi’s father Jorge however thinks different.

Reliable transfer news spokesman Fabrizio Romano tweeted. La Liga against Leo Messi and his father – side with Barcelona: “The €700m clause is absolutely valid”.

Messi wants to leave Barca for free

Lionel Messi

The news currently is that Leo Messi wants to leave for free. In a statement released he said “We do not know which contract they [Liga] have analysed, and which are the bases on which they conclude that it would have a termination clause “applicable in the event that the player decides to urge the unilateral termination of the same” Messi and father Jorge remain adamant.

Messi statement, “This one about the €700m release clause must be an error on La Liga part”. Jorge and Leo Messi are denying the existence of a €700m release clause. Messi wants to leave for FREE. Barça won’t accept this position.

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