HAS A CONTRACT UNTIL JUNE 30
The renewal of Iñaki Peña with Barça is complicated
Despite the fact that FC Barcelona had managed to put the extension of Iñaki Peña's contract on track, the negotiations would now be paralyzed. The culés see their continuity in danger
It does few weeks gave by closed the extensions of the agreements of Alejandro Balde (2024) and Iñaki Crag (2023), but the situation would not be so clear, especially for the guardameta Catalan whose bond wins in brief and, for the moment, in the FC Barcelona do not have security that they will be able to retain him so that it continue being the main relief of Marc-André ter Stegen under the three sticks of the Barcelona team.
An information of 'Sportive World' desvela that the Barça, although it achieved the registration of Crag in the first team during the month of January so that it could play in the Glass of Rey, still does not have certainty that it go to continue and the time runs against. The next 30 June would leave of the Spotify Camp Nou like free agent if they do not achieve a prompt solution that, for the moment, antoja complicated.
It is worth it to remember that, at the beginning of years, gave closed his renewal until 2026. There was good tuning between the club and the surroundings of the guardameta Alicante, but his current sportive situation has caused a twist of unexpected script for the Barcelona. Crag only has played three parties in what it goes of season, against the Intercity and Ceuta of the Glass of Rey, in addition to the last day of the phase of groups of Champions League in front of Viktoria Plzen. It fit five goals.
The little quantity of minutes has derived in that Crag replantee his future, place is conscious that the big level of Marc-André ter Stegen, that has turned into one of losgrandes leaders of the Barça in this season, will force it to remain permanently in the bench. To his 23 years and with the experience that obtained in his six months in the Galatasaray in 2022, understands that it is for much more and that in the Barcelona group will not achieve it.
The culés are conscious that little they can do, especially because in any moment pose reduce the quantity of minutes of Ter Stegen. This Crag knows it perfectly and thus it will have to take a decision in brief: be still in the Barça pursuing his dream to triumph in the first team or test luck far of house to grow like professional. The letters are on the table, but is he the one who will take the final decision.
Several teams interested
It is not a secret for anybody that Iñaki Crag has raised the interest of several clubs since it left yielded to the Galatasaray in the past season. It is a goalkeeper with good qualities that, probably, only needs confidence and continuity to show a good level. It is thus that, as it has informed 'Sportive World', the Real Betis would be interested in his incorporation like free agent for the summer, such as it was it the own Galatasaray in winter in front of the injury of Muslera.
Of agreement to this source, the picture verdiblanco is attentive to the situacion current of the footballer of 23 years, like a possible natural relief for Claudio Bravo that will reach the 40 years and whose agreement also wins in June. They think that Crag could be an interesting incorporation and, in case that it decide to leave of the Barça, will be attentive to put him an offer on the table.