Lionel Messi is about to extend his Barcelona contract, a statement from the club's website states:
"Leo Messi will become the latest player to extend his time at Barça after recent weeks have already seen extensions agreed for captains Carles Puyol and Xavi Hernández.
On Thursday, the striker, who is currently in Sweden with the Argentina
national team, will sign a renewed contract that binds him to FC
Barcelona until June 30, 2018. The venue will be the club offices, and the time will be 16.30."
This is great news for Barcelona fans, the best player in the world looks set to remain at their club for the next 5 years.