Posted on October 22, 2021 at 4:10 p.m. by La Rédaction
Now betting on the long term, FC Barcelona wanted to extend the contracts of some young players in its workforce like Ansu Fati. The 18-year-old winger has also signed an XXL contract with the Catalan club.
After formalizing the contract extension of Pedri a few days ago, the < strong> FC Barcelona announced the extension of Ansu Fati's commitment on Wednesday. The 18-year-old Spain international has extended his lease with the Catalan club until June 2027 with an insane € 1 billion release clause. Joan Laporta would regard the young winger as one of the cornerstones of FC Barcelona in the long term. The president of Barça therefore did not hesitate to shield the contract of the Masia nugget courted by other big European clubs such as PSG , Liverpool or Manchester United , especially concerning the player's salary.
An XXL salary for Ansu Fati
According to information from Sky Sport journalist Matteo Moretto , Ansu Fati would have signed an astronomical contract with FC Barcelona . In addition to an extension until June 2027 and a € 1bn release clause, the young Spain winger is expected to receive a gross salary of almost € 50m annually for the next five years. Ansu Fati would therefore have been entitled to a huge salary increase, he who only touched around € 606,000 per season with his old lease, synonymous with the real bet that Joan Laporta is making on him.