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Barcelona to take legal action after forward’s £492m contract…

Barcelona say they will take "appropriate legal action" against Spanish newspaper El Mundo after it published details of forward Lionel Messi's £492m contract. Barcelona denied "any responsibility for the publication of this document". According to El Mundo, Messi's four-year contract was worth a possible 555,237,619 euros until 30 June, 2021. It means the 33-year-old would be receiving up to £123m a season. Barcelona said in a statement that they "regret" its publication, adding: "FC Barcelona categorically denies any responsibility for the publication of