Barcelona Agree New 5-Year Contract With Top Midfielder, Set 1 Billion Euro Release Clause

Barcelona Agree New 5-Year Contract With Top Midfielder, Set 1 Billion Euro Release Clause

  • Spanish giants Barcelona want to tie young midfielder Pedri down and has agreed new five-year deal with him
  • Interestingly, Barcelona chiefs have also slapped one billion euro transfer release clause on him so as for clubs not to come for him
  • Barcelona are currently struggling in all competitions so far this season as they occupying ninth on the League table

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Spanish giants Barcelona have reportedly agreed new five-year contract with young midfielder Pedri and the Catalans are said to have slapped massive one billion euro release clause on him.

Barcelona chiefs are said to have done this because they want the Spanish midfielder to be at the Nou Camp for a longer period and if possible retire at the club.

Pedri
Barcelona youngster Pedri in action for the Catalans. Photo by David Ramos
Source: UGC

According to the report on UK Sun who are citing Fabrizo Romano, they claimed that the transfer guru disclosed the latest development about Barcelona and Pedri.

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Fabrizo Romano's statement

"Barcelona have reached total agreement with Pedri to extend his contract until June 2026, here we go. New deal to be signed in the next hours/days.

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"Final clauses agreed and fixed too. EXCL: new release clause for Pedri will be €1B (one billion). His current deal expires at the end of this season.''

In a great breakthrough campaign, Pedri made 37 League appearances for Barcelona last season even though the Catalans failed to win the La Liga title.

However, the 18-year-old has just made four appearances for Barcelona this season as the club are currently struggling since the departure of Lionel Messi.

After seven games played so far this season, Barcelona are currently occupying ninth position on the Spanish La Liga table and manager Ronald Koeman is under pressure.

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Earlier, YEN.com.gh had reported how Yaya Toure has offered himself to former club Barcelona as the former Ivory Coast international claimed that he is ready to help the Catalans anytime they call on him.

Barcelona are currently going through hell this season in all competitions which has put manager Ronald Koeman under serious pressure at the Nou Camp.

Many football fans around the world are of the opinion that Barcelona are currently struggling because of their failure to tie Lionel Messi down as the Argentine joined Paris Saint-Germain.

Barcelona chiefs actually wanted Lionel Messi to remain at Camp Nou, but their financial problems prevented them from registering the Argentine.

Source: Yen

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