AFTER EXTENDING THE FREE CONTRACT
Barça will soon announce the renewals of Xavi and Lamine Yamal
Published:21/09/2023 - 00:22h
Updated:21/09/2023 - 00:22h
FC Barcelona does not want to waste time to close the pending renewals in the culé squad. After extending Alejandro Balde's contract until 2028, the next to renew will be Xavi Hernández and Lamine Yamal
The directive of the FC Barcelona closed this Wednesday the renewal of Alejandro Balde until June of 2028. After the side, the next agreements for resolving are the ones of Xavi Hernández and Lamine Yamal, being the one of the technician egarense the priority. The míster will sign until 2025, as it pactado with the club in the last weeks, whereas the canterano will extend his agreement by two seasons, until June of 2026.
In principle, it expected that Xavi also signed until 2026, but the arrival of Deco to the Barcelona sportive direction supposes a change in the politics of enlargements of the club, betting by agreements that do not complicate more the situation of the Barça with the 'Fair Play' financial. In the case of Lamine, his age (16 years) only allows to sign him by two seasons more, considering that his current agreement finish in 2024.
Xavi left clear the terms of his renewal
In this regard, the trainer culé was very clear when explaining the terms of his renewal, prioritising the sportive to the economic factor, a constant from his arrival to the club in November of 2021. "For me it is important the performance. If there are not clear aims to final of season does not be worthwhile to do a long agreement. You remain you that you have not surrendered and several years of agreement. Here it goes of performance and titles. The trainer of the Barça has a lot of requirement", ensured Xavi does some days.
For the moment, the performance of the team follows giving spare reasons to bet by his continuity. The two titles obtained the past season (League and Supercopa Spanish) gave more confidence to the staff and the beginning of season gives reasons for ilusionarse. The own Xavi recognised, after the goleada to the Amberes in Champions, that this is the best Barça that has trained and, besides, recognised the value of the reinforcements fichados in summer. The staff is shorter regarding the past season, but there is sufficient quality to go to by everything.
The Barça does not have doubts on the continuity of Lamine
By his part, with Lamine Yamal also is all pactado with his agent, Jorge Mendes, waiting for the official announcement. The juvenile will renew automatically in 2025, once fulfil 18 years, by five seasons more and a clause of rescission of 1.000 million euros, to the equal that Pedri, Gavi and Balde. In this way, the club ensures to those who will be the vertebral column of the Barça of the future.