Man Utd in huge transfer blow in Ansu Fati race as 20-year-old reveals he wants Barcelona stay for 'many more years' | The SunFebruary 22, 2023
ANSU FATI has insisted that he wants to stay at Barcelona for “many more years”.
We reported last week how a trio of Premier League clubs had allegedly been in contact with the ace over a potential summer transfer.
The Spanish international forward, 20, has a contract at Barcelona until 2027.
The LaLiga giants are not keen to let their starlet depart but the club’s current financial situation could force them to cash in.
The trio of Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool are all circling for Fati, whose current deal contains a world record €1billion (£898million) release clause.
But when quizzed on his future this week, he said: “I’m under contract with Barcelona until June 2027 and I hope to stay here for many more years.
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“I feel grateful and lucky to play for Barca and I have to thank the people who support me daily for their backing.”
Fati is believed to be becoming increasingly unsettled at the Nou Camp due to the lack of minutes.
He was considered the next rising star when he made his senior debut at the tender age of 17 in 2020.
However, persistent knee problems have hampered Fati's development.
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He has 18 goals in 62 top-flight appearances for the club in total since his breakthrough.
He has played over 30 times this season, but only nine of those have been starts.
And he has completed a full match just twice.
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