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Messi stays at Barcelona

Messi's contract runs until 2021 and he and he is thinking to extend it.

Messi intends to stay at Barcelona FC despite the number of speculations around his departure.

The rumors started because of the public row with sporting director Eric Abidal.

According to Sky Sports News reporters the 32-years old forward is not willing to leave Nou Camp this summer.

Although the spat with Abidal has provoked reports in England, Italy, France and even Argentina that Lionel Messi could move to one of these countries, in Spain there are almost no reports that a departure is going to happen this summer.

The Barcelona FC captain felt obliged to speak for himself and the team and he wanted to highlight that he does not call the shots at the club, and that the public criticism from internal staff is not constructive.

However, Barcelona want to talk about a new multi-year deal with Messi, his father and agent Jorge in the upcoming months.

This response via Messi's social media was received was received with positivity by the fans and the Spanish media. Messi's feelings were echoed by his team-mates after the Copa del Rey defeat to Athletic Bilbao on Thursday.

Barcelona's defender Jordi Alba said: "We already have enough thrown at us from outside that we do not need it from inside."

It's been a difficult week for the club, but as it seems the situation is already under control.

However, Barcelona needed to find a replacement for Suarez because of his injury, but they did not sign any new player in the January window.

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