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'Summit' with Alejandro Balde: The future of the winger, a matter of state for Barça

Published:26/03/2023 - 10:53h

Updated:26/03/2023 - 15:55h

FC Barcelona has the renewal of Alejandro Balde as a priority for the summer, together with the updating of the files of Gavi and Ronald Araújo. Joan Laporta is confident that the club will be able to close these operations in July

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The future of Alejandro Balde is tied to the FC Barcelona. Although the side of 19 years culminates agreement in June of 2024, everything is agreed with the player and his agent, Jorge Mendes, to extend his stay in Can Barça until 2027, with a clause prohibitiva of 1.000 million euros. This yes, first, the club has to resolve his problems with the 'fair play' financial to give green light to the operation.

To the equal that sucedió with the update of the agreements of Gavi and Ronald Araújo, LaLiga will not give the 'OK' to both operations until so much the Barça do not free sufficient mass salarial as to inscribe to the three players with his new wages. Joan Laporta has fixed these operations, together with the renewal of Balde and the one of Sergio Busquets, like absolute priority for the next market, even above the possibility of fichar reinforcements.

Balde Does not have doubts on his continuity

After his first season like indisputable in the eleven culé, Álex is convinced of his permanence in Barcelona. The confidence of Xavi Hernández has been the key of his explosion and, with 6 assistances in 33 official apparitions, has showed his capacity to contribute in attack, an attribute that all lateral has to possess to fit in the diagram of the technician egarense.

His good walk in the Barça also has cost him debut with the Selection, contesting his first World-wide in December and beginning the cycle of Luis de la Fuente at the head of 'The Red' as title. Balde Has been, without discussion, the best left-handed side of the season in LaLiga and, before fulfilling 20 years, the wisest option for his future aims to remain in the club of his life, to the that arrived in 2018 with hardly 14 years.

Mendes Neither presionará to the Barça to renew to Balde

By his part, Jorge Mendes, agent of the canterano, also has clear that the intention of the Catalan always has been to be still in the FC Barcelona, still when clubs like Arsenal and Newcastle are had to offer him a much more substantial agreement. Because of the financial problems, the Barça will offer him a discreet wage (around the 4 'kilos' to the year), but this is the of less.

The urgency for the managerial is to sign his new agreement, descartando like this a possible gone out the year entrante. "To final of season, once have the 'fair play' , will close this renewal that interests us so much. Balde Is a rocket. We will go on speaking with his agent, Jorge Mendes", had said Laporta to beginnings of February on his case, an authentic 'subject of state' for a Barcelona that today has to, more than ever, bet by the talent formed in The Masia to think in the future.

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