An adult website has offered to pay Barcelona $ 10million (£ 7.25million) to help the La Liga giants fund a new deal for Lionel Messi.
Messi is officially a free agent, although Barca hope to keep the six-time Ballon d’Or winner at Camp Nou.
Financial regulation could prove to be a problem, however, with La Liga president Joan Laporta saying financial fair play rules are delaying any deal.
Although Stripchat – a leading adult webcam company – is looking to help Barcelona with a huge deal.
The sassy site sent a letter to Barcelona president Joan Laporta offering $ 10million to become the club’s live streaming partner for the coming season.
The letter, from the site’s vice president of new media, Max Bennett, reads: “As a football fan / football fan, I am aware that FC Barcelona are working to find funds to afford a new contract. for the face of your Lionel Messi franchise.
“It would be a shame if Leo, who has been listed as a Barcelona player for 20 years, leaves.
“In order to help fund his contract, I wanted to offer $ 10million to become Barca’s live streaming partner for the coming season.
“At Stripchat, we specialize in delivering quality adult live streams to 20 million fans every month across the world.
“By leveraging our technology and network, we could offer a different kind of fun by live streaming football / soccer and Messi to the world! “
Laporta is keen to keep Messi, who has spent his entire professional career at Barcelona.
The president said: “We want him to stay and Leo wants to stay; everything is on track.
“We always have financial fair play [issue] to settle … we are in the process of finding the best solution for all parties. “