The extension of Ronald Araújo’s contract, a priority for FC Barcelona and Xavi – FC Barcelona

Barcelona don’t plan to let go Ronald Araújo and wants to armor him to try to convince him to stay and fill in Catalonia with the FC Barcelona. The young Uruguayan could sign a new lease within the next few days.

Extend the youth of the club, Araújo in the front line

the FC Barcelona is working on the contract extension of its most important players and the young promises of the club’s first team. Among the most important files are the contract extensions of Ronald Araújo and Gavi. The two youngsters from the training center are key players under the orders of Xavi.

According to information from Mundo Deportivo, the Barça will meet with the agent of Ronald Araújo in the coming days to work on his contract extension. the Barça should make a satisfactory offer to the player and his agent. A five-year contract with a significant salary increase. The player’s wish is to stay with the club and become a long-term pillar of the team.

With 14 matches played out of a possible 18 in La Liga, the native of Rivera has established himself as a major element of the defense of the FC Barcelona. Arrived from Boston River (Uruguayan D1) in 2019, he has continued to climb the ladder with a certain patience and maturity to serve as an example.

Under contract until 2023, the question of his contract extension will soon arise. Sport report that the talks between the player and the Blaugrana have already started but under certain conditions.

Indeed, given his importance in the team, the Uruguayan international wants a contract accordingly. If he wishes to continue his adventure in Catalonia, it will not be at any price. Especially since several big European clubs are interested in his situation, in particular Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool.

Real Madrid also want to snatch Araújo from Barça

the Real Madrid is very far-sighted and is already thinking about the 2023 transfer window. According to Catalan radio RKB, the Merengues would indeed like to recruit the defender of the FC Barcelona 22 years old. The plan would be to bring him free at the end of his contract with the Catalan rival, which runs until 2023. The Madrid directors are already on the lookout and would like to convince the player not to extend his lease with the Barça by then.

the Real Madrid had already targeted the Uruguayan international in 2018 but the player finally chose the Barça. The representative ofAraújo had confided in recent weeks that he was waiting to sit down with the leaders of the Barça to discuss a possible extension but the club is currently dealing with other more urgent matters such as the extension ofOusmane Dembele or the recruitment of an additional attacker, who could be Alvaro Morata.