Messi Becomes Free Agent After Expiration Of Barca Contract 


Argentina star Lionel Messi is now officially a free agent after his contract with Barcelona expired.

Twelve months on from his aborted attempted to leave Barcelona; Lionel Messi is now out of contract.

His deal expired at midnight and despite months of rumor and conjecture, he has failed to commit to an extension.

Talks over a new contract are believed to be ongoing, meaning Messi may well decide to stay at the Nou Camp but for now, he is available for absolutely nothing.

The 34-year-old has been linked with moves to Paris St-Germain and Manchester City, where he would be reunited with his former boss at Barcelona Pep Guardiola, as well as America’s Major League Soccer.

He is currently in Brazil playing for Argentina at the Copa America and became their most-capped player when he made his 148th international appearance against Bolivia on Tuesday, scoring twice and setting up another in a 4-1 win.

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