Lionel Messi 'stalls on signing new Barcelona deal' as Argentine maestro waits for tax fraud case to clear
Spanish national sport daily Marca have revealed that Lionel Messi is reluctant to sign a new contract with Barcelona, with the legal complaint about his alleged tax fraud to be heard between January and June next year.
The newspaper has stated that only Messi knows whether he will renew his deal in January or if he will wait until it runs out in 2018 before coming to a decision on his future.
This summer the 29-year-old apparently refused to renew his contract, preferring to wait until the end of the year and a half left on his deal before deciding on his future.
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