Barcelona Club President Josep Maria Bartomeu is said to have agreed to step down should Messi make a public announcement to stay at the Club.
Bartomeu is under massive pressure to relinquish his position after Messi’s decision to leave the Club.
Messi handed in a transfer request which has left the Club’s fans in disarray as they are set to lose their most “worshiped” player.
The Argentine made the decision to try out a new challenge after the team’s UEFA Champions League exit when they lost heavily to Bayern Munich.
The last couple of days have seen fans of Barcelona hitting the streets in protest to have the Club’s leader to leave his job.
Spanish media outlet TV3 claims Bartomeu is ready to quit should the 33-year-old make a public announcement to stay at the Club.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is said to have spoken with Messi over the possibility of joining him at the English Club after the two worked together at Barcelona.
City’s rival Manchester United, Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain are all on the alert to have the six-time FIFA World player of the year in their set-up.