OREANDA-NEWSBarcelona can part with their captain for less than 700 million euros. This was reported by The Telegraph.

According to the British edition, the Catalans are ready for serious concessions. The new compensation for the 33-year-old striker is 100 million euros.

On September 2, it was reported that the president of Barcelona, ​​Josep Bartomeu, and the father of the football player Jorge Messi. It was noted that the parties failed to reach an agreement.

The main contender for the player is the English “Manchester City”. Messi wants to change clubs during the current transfer window. Barcelona are blocking a possible deal. According to media reports, the case may go to court. In this case, the decision will be made by the Barcelona court.

Messi notified the club of his desire to leave shortly after Barcelona's departure from the Champions League. The team lost 2-8 in the European quarterfinals to Bayern Munich.

Lionel Messi has been playing for the Catalan club since 2003. With the team, he became a ten-time Spanish champion and a four-time Champions League winner. In addition, the Argentinean has six Golden Balls.

The new season of the Premier League, in which Manchester City takes part, starts on 12 September.