Barcelona manager Xavi let on in his Girona pre-match interview that Marcos Alonso was going to sign a new deal. Hours later, the Catalan sign made his renewal official, signing until 2024.
Xavi gave the club the go ahead to renew Marcos Alonso’s contract, as it was running out in June 2023. Hours after the press conference in which he revealed he was happy with the defender, the Spanish giants confirmed he will be staying until 2024, meaning another year more in a Barca shirt.
“Barcelona and Marcos Alonso have reached an agreement for the player to extend his contract until 30 June 2024. The buyout clause has been set at 50 million euros“, Barca announced in a club statement.
“The event at which pen was put to paper took place this Friday in the offices at Spotify Camp Nou, with president Joan Laporta in attendance along with first vice-president Rafa Yuste, the vice-president for the economic area Eduard Romeu, director of football Mateu Alemany and director of sport Jordi Cruyff“, they added.
It was ‘Jigantes’ who claimed the defender had already signed a new deal when they posted a video of his leaving the club’s stadium.
Marcos Alonso’s stats with Barcelona are, so far, two goals in 19 games. He has gained importance in the last few months for Xavi and has won the prize of being able to carry on for another year in Spain.
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