The statement was released after Laporta and his vice president Rafa Yuste had met with Messi's father and agent, Jorge.
The news came as a shock because both parties has reached an agreement for Messi to extend his contract with the club by an additional five years.
Barça have now announced that Laporta will appear in a news conference on Friday at 11am CET to speak about how the situation came to this point.
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