In recent weeks, the news around Ansu Fati’s extension was not necessarily encouraging. First of all, we learned that there was a huge discrepancy between FC Barcelona and the player’s agent, Jorge Mendes, over the length of the contract. Joan Laporta and his teams are convinced that the player’s contract will certainly expire in 2022, but that there is a one-sided option to automatically extend it until 2024, without the player having a say. The Portuguese agent believes that this option is not valid.
And that’s not all, since various Spanish media have recently explained that the super-agent had offered his player everywhere, on the side of Manchester City in particular, while Barça himself would have also surveyed several big European clubs. last summer. The two sides continue to discuss a new contract, however, and this weekend the news is pretty good.
The player has told his leaders that he wants to stay
As indicated Mundo Deportivo, FC Barcelona is 100% confident in this matter. Especially because Ansu Fati communicated to Mateu Alemany, the director of football in Barcelona, that he wants to register for the duration within his training club. It was during the event where the young Spaniard received number 10 that he let his superiors know that he has no intention of leaving. Moreover, the club does not want to lift this clause to unilaterally extend his contract, but indeed to offer him a new contract with a salary revised upwards.
He is seen as the club’s greatest asset for the coming decade and Barca now hope those around them will be sympathetic to the club’s financial situation. His family seems in any case willing to ignore a possibly higher salary elsewhere, according to the newspaper. So things are looking pretty good …