The striker's current contract with FC Barcelona ends on June 30, 2018. Last month, local media reported that the Argentine forward decided not to renew his contract.
Lionel Messi, 29, joined Barcelona when he was 13. Rising up in the FC Barcelona football academy, he broke into the main team at the age of 17.
Since then, he has won the the Champions League four times, became champion of La Liga eight times, won four Copa Del Reys, along with many other trophies.