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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