Ansu Fati He is the man of the moment in Spain for various reasons…
forward from Barcelona He explained that he had other offers but that he “always wanted” to continue at the club, at the press conference held at the 1899 Auditorium at the Camp Nou to formalize his renewal with the Barcelona entity until 2027 with a termination condition of 1,000 million. euro. euro.
“It has always been my dream to be able to succeed here and continue growing in the Barcelona “Fortunately I can continue to do so,” said Ansu, who turns 19 on October 31 and was accompanied at the event by his family and his agent, Jorge Mendes.
In that sense, he said that “from day one” he told Mendes that his “first choice” was to “remain in Barcelona and he understood that perfectly”.
When asked about the Classics on Sunday, he was optimistic: “You have to be ready for the big games and I’m very calm because I know the team will do everything they can to win us. I trust the team, although it’s true that we have to improve. But in the Classics there are no Favorites as we play at home and that’s a pro factor.”
This match against Real Madrid will be the first without Leo Messi in Barcelona after many years and the youth team has meticulously inherited his number ’10’.
“I am very grateful to the club and the captains who have trusted me in this regard. I was ready to take that number because at the end of the day I am at Barcelona and you have to be prepared for everything. For me, this is not pressure, it is more motivation. No one will match what Leo did.”
employment Seriously injured, Ansu Fati He asserted that his “knee is something” he had already “forgotten”. “Now the tiredness in the legs is more important. I’m glad I don’t feel any discomfort,” he explained with satisfaction.
During the whole show, Joan Laporta was beside him, who was beaming with the renewal: “For us as a club it was very important to organize his situation. We trained him and now he has a super mature football talent. He is set to continue on the path to glory. His goals in the world of football are limited”.
In this sense, Laporta said Fati should “help”, let him “make his way” and “don’t pressure him”. “Fortunately, he has a family that accompanies him and helps him stand with his feet on the ground,” he said.
Regarding whether the Spanish-Guinean striker could become a new symbol for Barcelona on a commercial level, Laporta was cautious: “He would put the ’10’ on Ansu Fati and start selling shirts. But the team spirit must be in the forefront of individuals. With regard to sponsors, we have studies that evaluate this specificity of the club.”