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Barca to confirm new deal for Messi

February 5, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Lionel Messi is to sign his new contract extension with Barcelona on Thursday, which will see him commit to the club up until June 2018.

The news that Messi, 25, had agreed a two-year extension was first announced last December, and the time and date for the signing ceremony were revealed on Tuesday.

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"Leo Messi will become the latest player to extend his time at Barca," a statement on the club's official ...

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