There isn’t anyone else who would fetch a transfer fee as high a Lionel Messi Would, that if Barcelona decides to part ways with their greatest player of all time. But he isn’t the most valued player in the world right, only as far as release clauses go.
The Argentinian has a release clause of £267 million which isn’t a lot high in the bigger picture considering PSG triggered that of Neymar’s which was £198 million.
Be that as it may, there are as yet nine players who hold greater release clauses inside their agreements than Messi, and eight of them are at present carrying out their specialty for Barcelona’s most despised opponent, Real Madrid.
Best of the heap, obviously, is Cristiano Ronaldo, who is the proprietor of a stunning £886 million release clause, that is likewise coordinated by Karim Benzema, who as of late inked another contract at the Bernabeu.
Behind the attacking duo, Isco is esteemed at £620 million by Los Blancos, as is Marco Asensio, while previous Tottenham superstars Gareth Bale and Luka Modric could set potential purchasers back as much as £443 million. As without a doubt could German man Toni Kroos and new summer entry Dani Ceballos.
Ending the rundown we achieve is one Messi’s Barcelona colleagues, Ousmane Dembele, who in a £135 million arrangement from Borussia Dortmund, amid the Summer Transfer Window. The 20-year-old French winger has a £354 million clause composed into his agreement.
There have been bits of gossip that Messi will be signing a new contract at the Camp Nou in the coming months, with a considerably higher release clause inserted.
(H/T The Mirror)