Pau Cubarsí and Lamine Yamal in a training session in the lower ranks of Barça


Barça renews one of La Masia's most promising centre-backs

Published:9/07/2023 - 09:34h

Updated:9/07/2023 - 09:34h

The directive of the FC Barcelona managed to 'tie' this weekend to one of the 'pearls' of the Masía. The club signed the first professional contract for Pau Cubarsí, a 16-year-old central defender with enormous projection in the lower ranks

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Pau Cubarsí extended his agreement with the FC Barcelona until June of 2026. The Catalan defender gave the jump the past season to the Juvenile B with alone 16 years, being one of the central more promising of the Masia. The youngster arrived to the club in 2018 pertinent of the Girona, by which has completed his training in the club until signing his first professional agreement, although in January of 2024 recently will fulfil 17 years.

Joan Soler and the director of the Barcelona Formative Football, José Ramon Alexanco, accompanied to Pau in the signature of his new agreement in the the offices of the Sportive City Joan Gamper of Sant Joan Despí. From the Monday, the central will be one of the players of the inferior that will accompany to the first team in the start of the pre-season, until so much the club travel to the United States for his turns of friendly.

Xavi will evaluate to Pau Cubarsí this week

The defender and other eight canteranos will accompany to the first team in his first of week of work, which will allow to Xavi Hernández evaluate personally to the recently renewed defender and other talents of the inferior. Cubarsí Has stood out the past season beside Lamine Yamal, Aleix Garrido and Ángel Alarcón, although it did not arrive to première like professional in the 2022/23.

The capacity of Pau to play to both profiles cost him the interest of several clubs in Spain and Europe, but his intention always was to be still in the Barça. This year it is likely that give the jump to the filial and, probably, go in in the dynamics of the first team adding shooting in trainings and some announcement when the urgencies by injuries deserve it.

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