Barcelona: Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann fight at training ground 

Antoine Griezmann has been reported to have engaged fellow teammate Lionel Messi in a fight during training.

Spanish news outlet Diario Gol reports that the 29-year-old’s bust-up with superstar Messi “escalated to levels that cannot go unnoticed”.

It added that manager Setien “and some colleagues had to intervene in a fight in training”.

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In the game against Leganes, Messi reportedly did not pass to his team-mate once.


While Griezmann could be the one to go, Messi, 32, is close to signing a new deal to stay at the Nou Camp.

According to Mundo Deportivo, “the player’s salary will not improve”. The Argentinian international pocets £1.15MILLION a week.

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The player’s father Jorge has been in discussions with Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

And it is reported that “both parties agree on the main terms of the contract”.

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It will be a new two-year deal with Messi having the option at the end of each season to extend it beyond this point.