Barcelona starlet emerged as shock transfer target for Liverpool

By | August 16, 2022

La Liga giants, Barcelona are reportedly on the verge of reaching an agreement with Spanish playmaker, Gavi over a new long-term contract amid interest from Liverpool.

The 17-year-old has made the breakthrough at Camp Nou this campaign, featuring on 46 occasions in all competitions, founding back of the net twice and provided six assists in the process.

There has recently been rumours surrounding the future of talented Barcelona star, as his current deal is following to expire next June.

A number of Premier League teams, including Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United have been rumoured with the teenager amid talks that he was open to a move to English football.

However, according to COPE, the Catalan giants have made a breakthrough in talks with the Spain international and are now confident of keeping him at Nou Camp for a long-time.

The report suggests that Gavi’s agent Ivan de la Pena and Barcelona sporting director Mateu Alemany held talks over new contract last week.

The Spaniard is expected to sign a new deal until June 2027, while he will also substantially increase his salary, reflecting his importance at Camp Nou.