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Barcelona sports chief Robert: Messi will sign his contract

Barcelona sports chief Robert Fernandez insists there's no danger of losing Lionel Messi.

Barca vice-president Jordi Mestre admitted last week that Messi had NOT signed a new contract which had been agreed earlier this summer.

This sparked speculation of Manchester City meeting his €300m buyout clause, however Robert insists: "The agreement for his extension is total, we are in the process to look for a moment to sign.

"We know how important Leo is, he's a very important player."

Messi's new deal will take him to 2021 with Barca on a salary of €30m.

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