Lionel Messi has indicated to Barcelona president Joan Laporta that he intends to play at the top level for another two years, according to reports in Spain.
The Argentine's future is yet to be confirmed but there is increased optimism among those at the Nou Camp that he will stay put.
Laporta was elected as Barcelona's president for a second time earlier this year. He made it one of his primary objectives to secure Messi's future as he looks to take Barcelona back to the top of European football.
Laporta wasted no time and held a meeting with Messi at his house after being elected and made his pitch to the 33-year-old, reports CAT Radio's program 'Onze'.Read more on mirror.co.uk