Barcelona’s young players have won admiration from across Europe in recent seasons, particularly German champions Bayern Munich who failed in their efforts to win over some of the best Catalan talent.
Teenage midfielders Pedri and Jaffe were on the Bavarian giants’ radar after making their way into the first team at Camp Nou and impressed despite their lack of top-level experience.
Bayern offered to sign Pedri shortly after his arrival in Barcelona from Las Palmas and after they crushed the Catalan German side 8-2 in the Champions League, it was reported. Diario Sport.
Barcelona offered €12 million for a teenager but they weren’t interested in doing business. Bayern were also eager to get the 18-year-old La Masia graduate Gavi and were willing to pay for it. €50 m release clause.
However, Gavi was not interested in listening to Bayern Munich’s proposal and has since agreed to a four-year contract extension at Camp Nou which contains €1 billion acquisition clause.
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Barcelona ‘not worried’ about Gavi
Barcelona president Jordi Cruyff has spoken of rumors of interest in Jaffe after news of his commitment to his future to the Catalans. Liverpool were also keen on the teenager, but Cruyff said the club had never been concerned that he might be tempted to move on.
“It’s an important renewal. We’ve always had confidence,” he said. sports. “His dream is to be in Barcelona, we had no worries, for the club it is always good that such a young player wants to link his future with Barcelona. In planning, we always thought that Gavi would be with us.”
Gavi joined Barcelona Academy at the age of eleven and made it to the first team. The midfielder is now a key player in Spain and is expected to be part of the 2022 World Cup squad.
Pedri is another Barcelona deal
Pedri has yet to come to Barcelona’s academy, although fans can be forgiven for believing he has made room for him to adapt to the club seamlessly since joining from Las Palmas.
However, the midfielder comes from a family of Barcelona fans. I have already open His grandfather founded the Barcelona Supporters Club in his hometown of Teguisete.
Badri also looks like a signing deal for Barcelona. Former sporting director Ramon Blanes previously spoke about the deal he struck with Las Palmas to bring Pedri to Barcelona, according to the British newspaper, The Guardian. Fabrizio Romano.
“The final price of Pedri will be less than 20 million euros, also including the possible additions,” he said. “I still remember when we signed Pedri – there were people who were not happy with this deal, and they invested 5 million euros in a young player.”
Barcelona’s decision put €The billion buyout terms in both players’ contracts show how important the duo is to the team, and both midfielders appear to have enjoyed a long and successful career at Camp Nou.
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