Samuel Eto’o is confident that Lionel Messi will extend his contract at Barcelona and end his career at the club. The Argentine star has a clause in his current contract at Camp Nou, which allows him to leave as a free transfer at the end of each season if he wants to do so. That sparked an alarm at the Catalan club following the 32-year-old’s comments on Instagram last month, where he was highly critical of the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal. Read also: Messi has a great record, surpasses Ronaldo and becomes the best scorer in history in the top five European leagues Messi has a great record, surpasses Ronaldo and becomes the best scorer in history in the top five European leagues The former defender had claimed that a number of Barca players had to watch their appearances, with Messi then striking out to challenge the Frenchman to name names. Messi has since been linked with a number of major European clubs, but his former team-mate Eto’o has quelled such fears. “He can extend his contract with Barcelona. He still has his legs in shape, ”Eto’o initially told Goal.com. “I think he will end his career at Barcelona and if he thinks he can do it, then he can do it,” the striker concluded. Eto’o spent five years at Camp Nou between 2004 and 2009, and played alongside Messi for three of them.