Latest on Barcelona’s attempt to tie Gavi to a new contract
Joan Laporta, the president of Spanish giants FC Barcelona, on Thursday provided a fresh insight into the club’s attempt to force midfielder prodigy Gavi down on new terms.
And this news is sure to receive widespread approval from the Blaugrana followers.
Of course, the topic of Gavi’s future has long been in the headlines in the Catalan capital.
This comes as those in positions of power at Camp Nou have seen their attempt to tie up the club’s latest breakout La Masia talent for so long to no avail. fruit.
Gavi, just 17 years old, has established himself as one of the first names on coach Xavi Hernandez’s squad for most of the past season, since bursting onto the international scene with Spain. .
Such remarkable efforts have culminated in the inevitable speculation that a number of European heavyweights – mainly Liverpool – have begun to express a keen interest in attracting The all-round midfielder leaves Barcelona this summer.
In fact, several newspapers have advised that the Premier League giants are ready to let Xavi and co to leave. powerless, by activating Gavi’s release clause.
However, as alluded to above, if the latest word to spring from Camp Nou is anything to go by, then Blaugrana believers need not worry.
Speaking during a media exchange on Thursday, Joan Laporta was asked for an update on the club’s ongoing contract negotiations with Gavi’s entourage.
And the Spaniard went on to confirm that a definitive deal between the two sides is ‘closed’. This comes with a ‘final stage’ deal.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta confirmed: “Gavi’s new contract is on the verge of completion – we are in the final stages.” 🚨🇪🇸 #FCB
Barça has been preparing all the paperwork to sign the contract soon. pic.twitter.com/A81YJ2SCVT
– Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 16, 2022