Under contract until next June, Sergi Roberto spoke about his situation with FC Barcelona. The versatile Spanish international wants to continue the adventure with the Blaugrana.
The FC Barcelona winter transfer window should not be very hectic. This is at least the announcement made by its president Joan Laporta. In terms of arrivals, the Catalan club should not show great activity, while some executives likely to change air in January would have a good chance of staying in Xavi’s squad, among including midfielders Frenkie de Jong and Sergio Busquets. Behind the scenes, Barça is also working on the contractual situation of several of its elements. This is particularly the case of Sergi Roberto, whose current contract ends next June.
“It’s my priority”
Extended last June for an additional year, a lease with a release clause of 400 million euros, will the right side continue his career on the Camp Nou side at the end of the 2022-2023 season? In an interview given to RAC1, the 30-year-old Spanish international has given an update on his future with the Blaugrana. The native of Reus, also capable of evolving in midfield, does not hide his desire to continue the pleasure with the current leader of La Liga, who is two points ahead of Real Madrid, while specifying that the talks have not started with its leaders.
“Xavi has already told me that he wants me to stay and continue here”. pic.twitter.com/NLP5h63Q4R
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 27, 2022
328 matches in all competitions
“I really want to extend my contract with Barcelona and that’s my priority. We are not yet in negotiations with the club. Xavi has already told me that he wants me to stay and continue here. Sergi Roberto did not hesitate to send a message to the Barcelona staff, the former member of La Masia now waiting for FC Barcelona to meet him to discuss the signing of a new contract. To be continued in the coming weeks. Need it be recalled that as of January 1, 2023, the principal concerned can open negotiations with his suitors. His intentions are very different.
A member of the first team since the summer of 2013, Sergi Roberto has since played 328 games and scored 14 goals in all competitions, including 217 games and 7 goals in La Liga. Since the start of the 2022-2023 financial year, the player with 11 caps and 1 goal with La Roja – who did not participate in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar – has taken part in 12 matches, for 9 appearances and 2 league goals.
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