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Lionel Messi extends Barcelona contract until 2021.

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has ended speculation about his future by signing a new contract with Barcelona keeping him at the club until 2021.Messi’s previous deal had been due to expire at the end of the season, and speculations spread of a move to join old boss Pep Guardiola at Manchester City.However, Barcelona announced his renewal in an an official club statement, which read: “FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi signed on Saturday morning a new contract that will keep the Argentinian superstar at the Club through the 2020/21 season.“The buyout clause was set at €700m. Thus, by the time the new deal expires, the 30-year-old striker will have spent 17 years with the first team.”Messi avoided the chance to clear up the doubts about his Barcelona contract situation as he accepted the European Golden Shoe award on Friday.The five-time Balon D’or winner will now look forward to help his side maintain they’re unbeaten start to the La Liga season as they face a tough competition from second placed Valencia on Sunday.

Story By: Felix Okaijah

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