After having a headache of a transfer window this summer, Barcelona are looking to renew the contract of their four future stars. The Catalans have lost Antoine Griezmann, while also lost their pillar of success Lionel Messi due to financial issues. And now to avoid any downfall in the future, Barcelona are securing their talented young players.
Speaking of the four players whose contract would be renewed are Ansu Fati, Pedri, Ronald Araujo, and Ousmane Dembele. All these youngsters would be tied down to long-term contracts as Barcelona look to build a team around young players.
Ansu Fati has been associated with Barcelona for a long time now starting his career with the club’s youth side in 2012. Following his development over the years, he got his first team call in 2020, but his time was cut short due to injury. And now coming back recovering from it he would be deployed in the front carrying the legacy of number 10 jersey. While the youngster has entered the final year of his contract following which he will be offered a new long-term one.
Pedri joined Barcelona back in 2019 from UD Las Palmas and got his first-team call from the Catalans in 2020. Since his debut, he has never looked back as he is now considered the core member of Barcelona’s midfield. He also played almost every match for the Catalans last season. And now entering his last year of contract Barcelona will be offering a new one for keeping him for long.
Barcelona seems to consider Dembele part of the future as they offer him new contract
Ronald Araujo initially joined the Catalans B side from Boston River back in 2018. And following his development got his promotion to the first team in 2020. Playing in the center back the Araujo has impressed Ronald Koeman and the board members last season. And now he would be rewarded with a new contract despite his current contract ending in 2024.
Ousmane Dembele arrived at Camp Nou after showing a promising performance for Borussia Dortmund. The Catalans paid a hefty amount of 120 million to land the youngster thinking he would deliver well. But since his transfer to Barcelona, he has failed to be in form due to frequent injuries and low confidence.
Following which the Catalans wanted to get rid of him, but now it seems they have changed plans. The Frenchman has entered his final year of year and Barcelona wants to renew it offering him two more years. Currently out suffering an injury in Euro 2020, Dembele will be deciding on it after returning to pitch in late November.
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