THE CITY DOES NOT GIVE UP GUNDOGAN
Further from Barça? Gundogan would be rethinking his future at City
Published:21/05/2023 - 10:10h
Updated:21/05/2023 - 10:10h
Everything indicates that İlkay Gündogan will wait until the end of 2022/23 to define his future. The midfielder seems on track to sign for FC Barcelona in July, but Manchester City have not given up on their intention to renew him yet
Once concretised the first title of the season and to two parties to reach the first triplete of his history (Premier, FA Cup and Champions), the directive of the Manchester City expects to convince to İlkay Gündogan to remain in the Etihad Stadium, at least, a year more. The mediocentro German culminates agreement in June and, for the moment, seemed decided to leave to the FC Barcelona, but it will be necessary to expect to the end of the 2022/23 to define his future.
Understand Manchester City will offer Ilkay Gündogan to new deal valid until June 2024 with an option for further season, potentially June 2025. 🚨🔵 #MCFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 20, 2023
Talks will continue in the next days — Barça proposal remains valid on the table.
NO decision made by Gündogan yet. pic.twitter.com/lqmbnqzugb
In this sense, the journalist Fabrizio Romano ensures that the managerial 'sky blue' will offer to the player of 31 years a new offer to expand his agreement until 2025 with a significant improvement salarial. The one of Gelsenkirchen invoices 8 million net euros by season and, although the Barça offers him a year more than agreement, his emolumentos hardly will surpass what wins at present in the Premier if it arrives to LaLiga.
The celebration of Gündogan in 'way sacked' after winning the Premier
The defeat of the Arsenal the Saturday in front of the Nootingham Forest (1-0) served in tray of silver the title to the ones of Pep Guardiola, sentencing the alirón even before playing in front of Chelsea and with a pending party between week in front of the Brighton. In statements for the official web of the club, the German expressed his joy for winning his fifth league with the City, the third in shape consecutive, with some words that sounded to farewell.
"Have helped to the club to win a third consecutive title of the Premier League is something very special. This is definitely the more demanding and competitive league of the world. This says it everything", said the mediocentro. Besides, elogió to his mates and appreciated the possibility to be the captain of the team this season. "It has been an enormous privilege. Also it would like me appreciate to Pep, to all the staff technical and to all those that work in this club of football. Every day they help us to provide us all what like players need to treat to reach the success", added the player of 31 years.
The Barça awaits by the 'ok' of LaLiga to go to by Gündogan
In the meantime, the directive of the FC Barcelona expects to receive this Monday the 'ok' of LaLiga to his plan of economic feasibility to be able to initiate formally the negotiations with Gündogan and other players in the radar culé for the summer. Besides, the green light of the patronal will allow to the club close several pending renewals before tracing his leaf of definite route for the next market. Ílkay, by his part, will focus in the finals of FA Cup (United) and Champions (Inter) to close the season with a triplete unpublished in the blue footpath of Manchester.