Hit hard by a financial crisis, the management of the Barca nevertheless has just completed a beautiful signature. The young attacking midfielder, Pedri, officially extended his contract with FC Barcelona, with a huge release clause.
Barça Transfer Window: Pedri has extended until 2026!
Following the unexpected departure of Lionel Messi the Paris Saint-Germain, FC Barcelona is active behind the scenes to complete several internal overtime. The Catalan leaders have indeed intensified negotiations with the clan Pedri in order to extend his lease that expires next June. And after several weeks of negotiation, the management of FC Barcelona finally managed to settle this hot issue.
As had been anticipated for a few days, Pedri extended his contract with Barça for another four seasons, until June 2026. His release clause is set at 1 billion euros, a colossal amount aimed at dissuading potential suitors in the future. “FC Barcelona and the player, Pedro Gonzalez aka Pedri, have agreed a contract extension until June 30, 2026. The release clause is set at 1 billion euros. The new contract binds the Canary Islands player for the rest of this season and another four additional years “, can be read in the press release of the Catalan club.
A first extension before that of Ansu Fati?
Returning to FC Barcelona in August 2020 after a one-year loan at his training club Las Palmas, Pedri is now one of the essential pawns of Ronald Koeman’s system. Despite his young age (18 years old), the attacking midfielder remains one of Barca’s most used players with 53 appearances. This extension is a great reward for the young player, but a clear proof that FC Barcelona is betting on its nuggets for the seasons to come.
In addition to the Ousmane Dembélé file, the president of Barça has already begun the great maneuvers to extend Ansu Fati. The new Catalan number 10, whose lease expires this summer, could be the next to pass in the offices of the Camp Nou.