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Lionel Messi forces Barcelona exit on free transfer

World Greatest footballer Lionel Messi has informed Barcelona of his intention to leave the club immediately and on free transfer.

The news comes after the forward informed the new coach Ronald Koeman of his current mindset that he feels left out of the squad.

It is reported that the news has seen Barcelona convene a meeting to discuss the matter at hand with urgency.

They have however declined to leave him go for free but instead want his 700 million pound release clause to stand.

The release clause hangs in the balance as it is set to expire in May next years and if things stand as they are then he will leave on a free transfer after consulting various clubs.

“Leo Messi wants to activate the clause to leave Barcelona immediatly, as FCB also confirmed. Barcelona position is still so clear: Messi has a 700 million euros release clause, the “free clause” has expired in June. Board reunited to take decisions on next days”Said Fabrizio Romano.

“The club confirms that it has received a bureaufax from Messi asking to accept the clause which would help him terminate his contract. The club says he had until June 10 to terminate the contract and that it is in the hands of the legal services.” Said Hagrid

Alex Kiprop
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