Messi made the announcement in a video interview printed by Aim.com. He mentioned that he wouldn’t get right into a authorized dispute with the membership.
The choice ended an deadlock over his future after he had informed Barcelona that he wished to go away the membership free of charge on the finish of the season.
Barcelona wished him to complete his contract that runs till the top of 2021. It claimed that the clause invoked by Messi to go away had expired in June and mentioned that he needed to pay the buyout clause of 700 million euros ($837 million) if he wished to depart now.
There had been no settlement when Messi’s father and Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu met on Wednesday to debate the participant’s future, with Jorge Messi saying his son wished to go away and Barcelona saying it could not facilitate his switch.