He ‘soap opera’ Leo Messi has come to an end: he will continue this next season at FC Barcelona, ​​as he himself has announced through Goal.

In recent weeks, the Barça captain has maintained a pulse with the club, expressing his firm idea of ​​leaving the entity after 20 years in the ranks of the Catalan team, since they reached their lower categories in 2000.

Messi will continue, at least one more year, although he maintains the clause of being able to leave free at the end of the season, so it is possible that in 2021 he will change Barcelona for Manchester to meet again with Guardiola.

It has not been an easy decision. In fact, Messi himself has admitted that stays to avoid a trial, and not so much because their intention is not to leave. “I would never go to court against Barça because it is the club that I love, that gave me everything since I arrived, it is the club of my life, I have made my life here, Barça gave me everything and I gave it everything, never It crossed my mind to take Barça to trial “, he assures in the interview where he confirmed that he is still going.

  • Chronology of the ‘Messi case’: from the burofax to leave Barça this summer to the resignation of staying for not going to trial

This Friday LaLiga backed FC Barcelona in the matter of the discord clause that has caused the conflict between Messi and the club after the player’s father and representative issued a statement insisting that, if he wanted to leave, Messi could do so without depositing the 700 million of its termination clause.

However, and although in recent days it seemed that the Messi era was coming to an end, the case has taken a radical turn and the Argentine will continue being the captain of the Barça under the orders of Koeman.