The 8 Most Serious Clubs Fighting To Sign Messi From Barcelona

About eight clubs are reportedly in position to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona, according to Diario Ole.

The 33-year-old sent shock waves around the world of football on Tuesday, when it emerged that he had informed Barca to terminate his contract.

Messi wants the LaLiga club to activate an exit clause, which allows him to leave the club at the end of the season.

However, both parties have disagreed over when the season actually ended.

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Barca feel the clause could only be activated by the end of June, while the Argentine attacker feels the campaign which was extended by the COVID-19 break, finished in August.

The eight clubs are: Juventus, Inter Milan, AC Milan, Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain.

Man City have also made their condition for chasing a deal for Messi known.