It’s a dream for many to be signed in for Barcelona. Results are evident that F.C Barcelona has been one of the most successful clubs in the history of football. According to some reports suggestion, Barcelona defender, Ronald Araújo seems close to extend his contract with the club.
Ronald Araújo agent gave confirmation that the defender is all set to renew his contract with the club. He even said that Araújo is curious about extending his contract with F.C Barcelona for future matches and leagues.
Ronald Araújo’s agent confirms he’s close to sign a new deal with Barça: “The agreement to extend the contract is now really close. We’ve very good feelings – just final details are missing, it could be matter of days”. 🚨🇺🇾 #FCB
“Araújo wants to stay at Barça, we’re on it”. pic.twitter.com/4XpoaKHOCg
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) April 5, 2022
Ronald Araújo Plans to Extend His Contract With The Club
Ronald Federico Araújo da Silva is a professional footballer who mainly plays as a Centre-back or right-back defender. Currently, he plays in La Liga for F.C Barcelona and for the Uruguay national team.
Araújo was signed by Barcelona on 29th August 2018 following a five-year agreement. He charged 1.7 million pounds as a fee and additional 3.5 million pounds as variables. Initially, he was signed for Barcelona B. He made his La Liga debut for Barcelona on 6th October 2019 against Sevilla.
Ronald Araujo will have a €1B release clause at Barcelona.
— Barça Universal (@BarcaUniversal) April 5, 2022
Araújo’s deal is set to expire in 2023 and both the player and the club are keen on signing a new contract for the future. This information came when Flavio Perchman, player’s agent gave confirmation that the deal almost seems close and the defender wants to stay at the club.
The official announcement is yet to come by the club.
His gameplay has impressed the fans and Araujo with Gerard Pique and Eric Gracia have been Xavi Hernandez’s first choice Center-backs. According to a report by ESPN Manchester United and Liverpool were also trying to recruit Ronald for their respective teams.
Ronald Araújo’s Overall Statistics
Ronald Araújo during his senior career started with Rentistas where he appeared in 17 games and scored total of 7 goals.
During his contract with Boston River, he made a total of 31 appearances with zero goals in total.
He was signed by Barcelona in 2018. Initially, he was sent to Barcelona B to play in Segunda Division B. There he appeared in 44 games including 2 games in playoffs. He managed to score total 6 goals in all the games he was part of.
Eventually, Araújo made his debut for Barcelona against Sevilla for 73 minutes of the game. He has been an integral part of the team since then. Araújo made 73 appearances for the club till now including UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and Supercopa de Espana. He has even scored a total of 6 goals for the team.
Overall, Ronald Araújo has scored 19 goals in all the 165 games he has been an integral part of.