“When I touched the ball again, I cried,” were the words of the Barcelona youth team Ansu Fati, who after a long period of being away from the stadiums, returned on Sunday 26 September and scored at the Camp Nou, when he welcomed the Barcelona team led by Dutch coach Ronald Koeman Levante (3-0), in a match that meets the seventh day. La Liga Santander. This Sunday against Valencia in the Catalan fief, the youngster returned to be the protagonist with his goal to return 3-1. He inherited the 10 left-footed footballer Leo Messi and Barcelona’s plan with him is only one: to renew it as soon as possible because it represents one of the faces of the present and the future.
Jorge Mendes, Ansu Fati’s agent, is in Barcelona to negotiate the renewal of the Spanish-Guinean striker. On the afternoon of last Wednesday, October 13, the Portuguese delegate arrived at the flight hall of El Prat Airport, where he was captured by the television media cameras located on the site.
According to the information provided by Al-Riyadh newspaper, according to the sources that were consulted in connection with FC Barcelona, Talks between Jorge Mendes and Barcelona are continuing and there is no specific date for the announcement of the final agreement. However, the media noted that “Ansu’s intention is to continue in Barcelona and there is no other scenario envisaged.”
On the other hand, the same newspaper indicated that there is a rush from Barcelona to announce the agreement, but that will not happen before the classic match against Real Madrid that will take place on October 24 at 4:15 pm in Spain. It won’t be until the next national team break, in November, when FC Barcelona will officially renew the young player.
What is known about renewal
As speculated by various media and journalists, the two parties agree on the term of the contract: until June 2025 and on a termination clause, which will protect Ansu Fati from potential interest from other teams. It is worth noting that Ansu started in Marc Serra’s Alevín A and later went to Infantil B, Cadet B, Cadet A and Juvenil B. The 2018-2019 season, with Juvenil A, was the top scorer (15 goals). After that, he made his first-team debut on August 25, 2019 in Barcelona-Betis (5-2) from LaLiga Santander and is only 16 years old.