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Reports: Messi to Sign New Barca Contract

According to reports, Lionel Messi is set to sign a new contract with Barcelona over the next few days. Whether or not his signature depends on Saturday’s title-deciding game with Atletico Madrid remains to be seen. Nevertheless, the contract extension on the table would see Messi eclipse Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney as the world’s highest-paid player. The reports claim that the Argentine will be paid 20 million euros ($27.4 million) per season, plus performance-linked bonuses.

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