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Life After Lionel Messi At Barcelona - Liverpool Target Ansu Fati Becomes Second Player After Pedri To Renew Contract

Barcelona confirmed on Wednesday evening that reported Liverpool target Ansu Fati has renewed his contract at the club until 2027. This will come as welcome news to supporters at the Camp Nou who are adjusting to life after Lionel Messi's move to PSG.

The club had been desperate to get the 18 year old to sign on the dotted line and their representatives and manager Ronald Koeman will be delighted to get the deal done.

Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp had been linked with the player but this news means any chance of a deal is now over.

La Liga Debut

Spanish star Fati burst on to the scene for Barcelona in 2019 as a 16 year old, scoring eight goals and providing one assist in 33 appearances.

Ansu Fati

He instantly became a favourite amongst the Barcelona supporters and seemed to have the perfect mentor in Messi to aid his development.

His progress was cut short last season when he suffered a serious knee injury but now recovered, he is starting to find his feet again this campaign.

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It has been a difficult period for Barcelona with the financial difficulties they are suffering and after losing their talisman Messi.

Pedri Renewal

The signing of the Spanish international will therefore provide a further boost to fans at the Camp Nou after Pedri also renewed his contract earlier in the month.

Like Pedri, it is being reported that Fati will have a €1billion release clause in his contract.

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