"Great news for FC Barcelona! Very happy for the renewals of @ctello91, @Carles5puyol, Leo and Xavi!", wrote Fabregas (pictured) on Twitter.
Fellow Barca midfielder Javier Mascherano was of a similar opinion, writing on his Twitter account: "Congratulations Puyi, Xavi and Leo for the renovations, great news for the team!!!"
Messi's new contract ties him to Barca until 2018, while Spain internationals Xavi and Carles Puyol have agreed extensions until 2016. The trio will sign their deals in the coming weeks, Barca announced.