BBC expert provides update on Messi's potential exit: no contact with Beckham, departure still possible
- Balague confirms that there is a clause in Messi's contract allowing him to leave free.
- However, he denies contact between Leo and David Beckham over an MLS move.
BBC pundit Guillem Balague has commented on the latest rumours regarding Lionel Messi's possible move out of Barcelona.
"It's true that Messi contract (till 2021) allows him to walk free next summer if he wants (he told Sport that he wants to be whole of his career at FCB as it's his home)".
"It's FALSE that Beckham has contacted him about his MLS club in Miami. There was been no conversations at this point," assures Guillem.