Lionel Messi transfer news: Barcelona captain's value drops below 100m euros

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FC Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has been free to negotiate with other clubs since Jan. 1. His contract with the Catalan giants expires in June, and it remains unclear if they will be offering him a contract extension. In the meantime, the latest evaluation shows that the Argentine’s value has fallen by 20 million euros.

Popular industry website Transfermarkt has pegged Messi’s value to be at 80 million euros. This is the first time in over a decade that his projected value has fallen below 100 million euros.