News from La Liga as Barcelona planning to renew the contract of youngster Nico Gonzalez with €500 Million release clause for a B team player.
The new President at Barcelona, Joan Laporta has already informed us that the club will focus more on improving La Masia.
Amid the financial crisis at the club, Barcelona will either look to sell players to gather funds for foreign signings. Or the top La Masia products will earn promotion into the Senior team. And Nico Gonzalez is certainly the next youngster at the club.
PORTRAIT: Who is Nico Gonzalez?
The 19 years old Defensive mid-fielder Nico Gonzalez has graduated from Barcelona academy in 2020. He joined the Barcelona B team from the academy’s U19 team.
Born to legendary Deportivo La Coruna player Fran Gonzalez, Nico has the traits of his father, who also played as a defensive midfielder.
Fran Gonzalez has played in India, for clubs like Mohunbagan and Bengaluru FC.
Barcelona offers new Contract to Nico
The current contract will run out in June 2021. And Barcelona doesn’t want to lose talented players for free from their academy.
Hence, Barcelona has prepared to offer a new contract with €500 Million as Release Clause. The new contract will also offer him First team chances.
Barcelona has plans to promote him into the senior team during Season break friendly and training sessions, along with more LA Masia graduates.