Messi agrees anti-Man City clause in new Barcelona contract

Lionel Messi is set to again become Barcelona's best paid player.

Lionel Messi is set to again become Barcelona's best paid player.

Marca says both parties are putting the final touches on Messi's new contract, which could be signed in a matter of days.

Messi will see his salary jump to €10 million, making him the highest paid at the Nou Camp ahead of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is on €9.5 million.

Barca will also have an anti-Manchester City clause inserted into the new deal which will see his buyout mark jump from €150 million to €300 million.