The Barcelona midfielder will stay at the club for another year with Xavi keen on him
Sergi Roberto will renew with Barcelona until 2023. The player is out of contract in June and has decided to accept Barcelona’s proposal to continue for another season, SPORT have learned.
The midfielder’s agents received a new offer form the club last week after three months without conversations and the player gave the thumbs up. The renewal is for one year with a significant reduction on his current wage. A contract fitting the reality of the club. The player has prioritised the sporting aspect over anything else.
Xavi Hernandez has faith in Sergi Roberto and want him to stay. The coach’s intervention was decisive for Barcelona to resume negotiations.
Sergi Roberto wanted to stay at the club of his life. Although the offer was not ideal, the main thing is the football.
He had surgery in December and is hoping to return to the squad against Mallorca on Sunday.
Sergino Dest’s injury and Dani Alves having some ankle issues make his presence more necessary.
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