Barcelona has difficulty negotiating a contract with Ronald Araujo
Barcelona may find it difficult to agree a contract extension with emerging defensive star Ronald Araujo, at least in part because of interest in the 22-year-old from Premier League clubs.
Araujo joined Barcelona B from Uruguayan club Boston River in 2018 and earned a permanent place in the first team under difficult circumstances last season. He remains an important player when fit, although his abilities and potential seem to go unnoticed.
Araujo only has a contract until the end of next season, which makes Barcelona in a somewhat awkward position and ensure that arranging an innovation carries a degree of urgency.
ESPN reports that while tying extravagant teenagers Ansu Fati and Pedri to a recent new contract is simple, it could be more difficult for Araujo.
It has been reported that Barcelona want to offer a new five-year contract, but the club have learned from the initial negotiations to date that the player’s wage demands are higher than they expected. wait. That could become an issue when Barça’s finances are in dire straits and Premier League sides can offer more.
Fear will repeat with Ilaix Moriba’s story when the youngster refused to sign a new contract last summer, forcing the club to sell him to RB Leipzig to avoid forfeiting his transfer fee.
Liverpool described as ‘following’ any developments, even sending representatives to Barcelona to contact the player’s camp. The Red Devils experienced a centre-back crisis last season, while Virgil van Dijk and Joel Matip will both turn 31 before 2022/23 begins.
Chelsea There could also be eyes for centre-backs in the summer, with Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva and Cesar Azpilicueta all out of contract in June.
Even Manchester United, despite the acquisition of Raphael Varane this year, is said to have received positive feedback about Araujo by scouts. There is some uncertainty at Old Trafford regarding the futures of Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof and Phil Jones.
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