He’s been at the club for the entirety of his professional career and Barcelona has become his home, hence why his wife and children don’t want to uproot somewhere else.
However, he’s said to be in regular contact with Guardiola about a potential move to the Premier League.
And it seems as though Barcelona must do more on the pitch to avoid the 33-year-old from quitting the club at the end of the season.
Messi recently hit out at former Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu, insisting the Spaniard failed to deliver on promises he’d made before his exit last year.
“He [lied] about many things,” Messi said.
“Honestly, so many, but I prefer not to go into private things that happened – but I can assure you it was many things over several years.”