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Barcelona step closer to reaching Messi contract agreement

Barcelona have taken a big step forward in new contract talks with Lionel Messi.

Marca says Barca have agreed not to take anything from Messi's image rights, which is a big climbdown from the original 50 per cent demand.

The two parties are also moving closer over Messi's set salary.

The player's contract will be around €19-20 million after tax per season. There will also be add-ons for various bonuses. Whilst this is another area where there isn't complete agreement, the gaps in expectations are small enough to be bridged.

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