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Primera Division: Crazy release clause: Fati stays with Barca
super talent Ansu Fati has extended his contract with Spanish runners-up FC Barcelona ahead of schedule. According to information from SPOX and Goal, he is now tied to Barca until 2024, his old working paper ran until 2022. © Provided by SPOX Ansu Fati will extend at Barca. The 17-year-old is now officially a member of the professional squad of coach Ronald Koeman. Barca confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that Fati will get a new shirt number.
officially promoted to full on Wednesday, raising the 17-year-old's buyout clause from €170 million to €400 million in the process.
The Catalans added that Fati will now sport the No. 22 shirt last worn byprior to the Chilean's move to Inter Milan on Tuesday.
Fati, who has been training with Barcelona's first team since last summer, made 33 appearances in all competitions for the club last season.
Fati and Koeman have Barca hopeful again after Bayern defeat
BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona was teetering on the brink of complete disaster after Bayern Munich crushed its reputation in a historic 8-2 defeat that even made Lionel Messi believe it was time to abandon his club. But less than two months after that Champions League loss, a new coach emphasizing a strong work ethic and a forward not even 18 years old have pumped fresh optimism into Camp Nou. Ansu Fati’s three goals in two wins have Barcelona off to an ideal start to the Spanish league. Added to three preseason wins, Barcelona appears to be on its way back. Fati, who turns 18 on Oct.
It's been a whirlwind year for the Guinea-Bissau-born winger capped by Wednesday's official announcement. Fati became Barcelona's youngest-ever goalscorer and the youngest player to record a goal in the Champions League as a 16-year-old last season.
Fati then earned a full international Spain debut on Sept. 3 against Germany and became La Roja's youngest-ever scorer three days later versus Ukraine.
Barcelona start their 2020-21 La Liga campaign at Camp Nou against Villarreal on Sept. 27.
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Barça visits Vigo - does the curse continue? .
Gallery: The ten most explosive moments in Clásico history (sport1.de) The phenomenon in itself is not new. In all leagues around the world there are pairings in which the supposed favorite is having an undue difficulty. Year for year. Always anew. In Germany e.g. FC Bayern (which was already oversized at the time) could only rarely win in Kaiserslautern or Frankfurt in the 1970s and 1980s. The FC Barcelona has been doing very similarly for half a decade at Celta Vigo.