Lionel Messi will obtain an enormous money windfall from Barcelona in bonuses even when he departs this summer season, Marca reviews.
The 33-year-old’s future continues to be unsure and it seems as if he’ll lastly give up the Nou Camp.
In December, Messi admitted the membership had been in a “actually dangerous scenario” with “no cash” to reinvest within the squad.
A candidate within the upcoming presidential election, Emi Rousaud, additionally claimed Messi’s present wage was “unsustainable” and Barcelona couldn’t afford to pay him the identical fee going ahead.
However it’s understood they’re nonetheless set to be hit within the pocket whether or not the Argentine stays on the membership or not.
It’s claimed Messi is in line to obtain one other €39million (£34.8m) on the finish of the present season.
The price is one half of a €78m bonus agreed when Messi signed his final contract in 2017, that got here with a €100m wage rise.
He had already cashed within the different €39m installment.
However fairly than the cash coming in a single lump sum, the settlement will see Messi obtain it in eight separate funds over 4 years.
Meaning Barcelona may nonetheless be paying Messi in 2025.
Barcelona to proceed paying Messi till 2025 even when he leaves this summer season