In the following couple of hours, Ronald Araujo and FC Barcelona will renew the contractual hyperlink that has united them considering 2018. After numerous weeks of negotiations, the Uruguayan primary defender and the Blaugrana membership laid the principles for the brand new settlement on Tuesday. “Only info is missing,” confident Edmundo Kabchi, consultant of the Uruguayan center-back, upon leaving the assembly he held at the ‘Sushi 99’ eating place with Mateu Alemany, who additionally identified the predisposition and concord among each party.
This week a very important renewal for Barça has come ashore, which had become entrenched due to various factors. With Ronald’s ‘yes’, the culé sports management has ensured the continuity of one of the most important defenders in the squad and the most promising in the world. At 23 years old, Araujo is a guarantee of the present and, on paper, one of the pillars of the culé team for the next decade. Several factors have helped to find a happy ending to an exciting story with many chapters to be narrated.
The Vallecano coach has not tired of repeating, week after week, appearance after appearance, that “Barça cannot allow Ronald Araujo and Gavi to leave.” “They are very important players for the present and the future of the club,” he has remarked on numerous occasions. Xavi Hernández considers that the Uruguayan, in particular, “is giving us a lot and for us, it is a guarantee”. In the press conference before the first leg of the Europa League quarter-finals against Eintracht Frankfurt, he celebrated the “right decision” of the Uruguayan. “We have a central defender for ten years or more. There are few defenders at his level,” he added.
The man from Egar, in this way, will be able to continue with his specific plan to promote the growth of the ‘4’. The Barcelona coaching staff has been helping a footballer who, in purely defensive tasks, has always excelled in getting the ball out and managing the ball for a long time.