Barcelona have started contract talks with their starlet Gavi when the 17-year-old currently only has a contract until the summer of 2023 and is starting to get a lot of attention from other clubs.
Gavi is the latest young player to break into Barcelona’s first team at Camp Nou, and his form has been impressive so far, earning him 16 appearances across all competitions.
Even the teenage midfielder went on to earn a surprise call-up to Luis Enrique’s Spain squad, despite being only 17 years old, but he has shown why he deserves a first-team call-up. La Roja.
And behind his impressive performances this season, Barcelona want to tie him to a longer contract considering that several clubs, including Bayern Munich, are reportedly starting to look at the talent of the 2004-born midfielder.
Gavi is currently under contract only until the summer of 2023, and that could put Barcelona in an uncomfortable position given their financial problems. Moreover, it is reported that he has a current release clause of only IDR 800 billion.
In order to fix this, they have already started talks with Gavi, according to reports Mundo Deportivo, seeking to increase the 17-year-old midfielder’s salary while extending his contract deal.
According to the report, no obstacles are expected in those new contract talks, with Gavi looking to continue his development at Barcelona over the next few years.
Gavi’s current market value is IDR 400 billion, but it is believed that his value will increase next season given the level of performance he has shown with Barcelona this season. Just a comparison with Pedri, he initially had a market price of only Rp 240 billion, but now the price has reached Rp 1.3 trillion.