An adult website has offered Barcelona a $ 10 million fee in an attempt to fund his contract.
The 34-year-old forward is currently a free agent after his three-year contract with La Liga – worth a staggering £ 476million over four years – expired at midnight on Tuesday.
Despite long talks over a new deal, he is expected to stay at Barcelona next season and according to the Spanish publication AS, he is expected to extend his contract for two years.
Last week, La Liga president Javier Tebas announced that Barca had exceeded their salary cap and would therefore be subject to a “special procedure” next season.
This means the club will have to make significant changes to their finances in order to renew Messi’s deal which expires at the end of the month. One Step Forward, Stripchat Adult Website
The website and social network – a leading adult webcam company – have offered Barcelona president Joan Laporta $ 10 million in fees in return for their own deal.
Max Bennett, who is the vice president of new media at Stripchat, wrote the following, according to The Daily Star.
“As a big football / soccer fan, I am aware that FC Barcelona are working to find funds to afford a new contract for the face of your franchise Lionel Messi.
“It would be a shame if Leo, who has been listed as a Barcelona player for 20 years, leaves.
“In order to help fund his contract, I wanted to offer $ 10million to become Barca’s live streaming partner for the coming season.
“At Stripchat, we specialize in delivering quality adult live streams to 420 million fans every month across the world.
“By leveraging our technology and network, we could offer a different kind of fun by live streaming football / soccer and Messi to the world!” “
Regarding Barca’s financial situation, Javier Tebas has hinted that there could be serious ramifications if these squad adjustments are not made in the coming months.
“They have to systematically reduce the team’s salaries or produce fees for the players sold. Publicly I cannot speak about the Barcelona plan,” he said.
“They know that if they don’t sell an important player on the current squad, they have players with contracts in force that they cannot include.”
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