Bartomeu makes Messi contract upgrade early Barcelona priority
TV3 says Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu has begun talks with Jorge Messi, Lionel's father and agent.
Bartomeu is eager to get a deal done after the controversial remarks questioning a possible new contract made by the club's financial vice-president, Javier Faus.
Bartomeu hopes to draw a line under the controversy by quickly upgrading the Argentine's deal.
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