Messi is yet to put pen to paper on a deal agreed with the La Liga giants in July.
But Barca remain confident that he will commit to fresh terms, which will keep him at the Nou Camp until 2021 at least.
LMessi became the all-time leading scorer in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday night.
The Argentina captain scored a hat-trick, as his team fought back from conceding early to Ecuador, to win 3-1 in Buenos Aires.
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