Lionel Messi to stay with Barcelona for this reason
Barcelona : Lionel Messi ended all speculations over his future with the Barcelona and announced that he will stay with the club for another season, which is a fair call than battling the club in the court.
One week after he mentioned that he wants to leave the La Liga side the news came which most of his fans were wishing to hear.
"I wasn't happy and I wanted to leave. I have not been allowed this in any way and I will STAY at the club so as not to get into a legal dispute," he was quoted as saying by Goal.com.
"The management of the club led by (president Josep Maria) Bartomeu is a disaster.
"I told the club, the president in particular, that I wanted to leave. They knew this since the start of the past season. I told them during all (of the) last 12 months. But I will stay here because I don't want to start a legal war."
By staying for one more season with Barcelona, Lionel Messi will be eligible for a 63 million pounds ($83.38 million) loyalty bonus and will be able to leave without a transfer fee.
"I will continue at Barca and my attitude will not change no matter how much I have wanted to go," he said. "I wanted to go because I thought about living my last years of football happily. Lately I have not found happiness within the club."