Argentina Captain, Lionel Messi Might have agreed personal terms with president,Joan Laporta for his contract renewal but the club’s financial problem have stopped the argentine from putting pen to papers officially

According to Spanish outlet ,AS , Lionel Messi can not  train with Barcelona until he signs a new contract with the club .

The Copa América winner Barcelona contract expired on June 30th ,and he has became a free ever since .

Last month ,ESPN reported that Messi would sign a five-year new contract with the Spanish giants but the contract is yet to be signed as Barcelona are struggling to reduce their wage bill.

The deal which is yet to be signed will reportedly see him take a huge 50 per cent pay cut.

Earlier today ,AS reported that the Barcelona forward will not be allowed to train with the Spanish giants until he signs a new Contract.

The 34-year old who recently lead Argentina to the Copa América title is currently enjoying an extended holiday in Barcelona .

Messi won his first senior International trophy with Argentina after they beat host ,Brazil 1-0 in the final with Lionel Messi winning the Tournament’s golden boot .