Lionel Messi is set to sue about five persons who he believes leaked details of his €555m deal with Barcelona.
According to RAC1 reports, the Barcelona captain suspects former president Josep Maria Bartomeu; former vice-president, Jordi Mestre; CEO Òscar Grau; interim president, Carles Tusquets; and the head of the club’s legal services, Romàn Gómez Ponti.
Last week, Spanish newspaper El Mundo published the full details of Messi’s mega-money contract with the LaLiga giants.
It revealed that the fixed salary, image rights, variables and tax Barcelona will have to pay on the contract, amounts to €555,237,619 over its duration.
The Argentine and his camp have been left furious and are now considering legal action.
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They believe only those five people at the club had access to his contractual information.
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