Messi tells FC Barcelona he wishes to leave – club source


Barcelona (Spain), Aug. 25, 2020 (Reuters/Naija247news) Captain Lionel Messi has told FC Barcelona he wishes to leave the club immediately, a source confirmed on Tuesday.

The club source said Messi, who has spent his entire career at FC Barcelona, informed the club about his desire to leave by sending a burofax, a service used in Spain to urgently dispatch a document that requires proof to third parties.

The 33-year-old Argentine, who joined the club in 2000 as a youth player, has a contract with the Catalans until 2021.