According to a report from Argentinian TyC Sports, Messi reportedly told FC Barcelona that he wants to leave the club. Messi has been with Barca for nearly two decades. The club is holding an emergency meeting, according to various sports outlets.
Messi had the clause in his contract to leave at at the end of the 19/20 season. Barcelona claim it expired on June 30 but with the extension to this season season Messi claims he can execute it until Aug 31