On Tuesday, FC Barcelona celebrated on the lawn and in the office. The Catalan team defeated Ferencvaros of Hungary 5-1 at the opening of the Champions League.
Still late at night Barcelona published follow-up agreements for its four star players. Frenkie De Jong, Gerard Piqué, Marc-André ter Stegen and Clement Lenglet continue in Barça.
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Dutch midfielder De Jong moved to Barcelona a year ago in the summer and immediately signed a five-year contract. Now the agreement was extended for two years, meaning De Jong will be able to stay in Catalonia until 2026. The French stopper Lenglet also made an extension until 2026.
Goalkeeper ter Stegen’s contract will run until 2025, and Piqué’s until 2024.
According to a FC Barcelona press release, all new contracts also include fixed-term pay cuts. The club has previously begun adjustment efforts, and all club employees and players are at the negotiating table. The adjustment aims to curb the financial losses caused by the corona pandemic.
Spanish media, among others Sports world, said on Monday, however, that FC Barcelona ‘s representative team had sent an official letter to the club management refusing to participate in the pay cut.
However, not all players signed it, and according to the latest contract news, De Jong, Piqué, ter Stegen and Lenglet were among this group.