Young sensation Pau Cubarsi set to extend stay with FC Barcelona

Young sensation Pau Cubarsi set to extend stay with FC Barcelona

Pau Cubarsi showcased his talent in Paris on Wednesday night in the 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League quarter-final first leg clash.

Despite facing formidable PSG forwards like Ousmane Dembele and Kylian Mbappe, the Spanish 17-year-old centre-back delivered yet another stellar performance, further enhancing his value in the market. 

Apart from his qualities and potential, Cubarsi's current release clause of only £10 million makes him an even sweeter prospect for Europe's top clubs, who are keenly knocking on his door.

However, club fans can breathe easy. Both Pau Cubarsi and FC Barcelona are committed to continuing their journey together for many more years. 

According to sources close to Mundo Deportivo, negotiations between the two parties are ongoing with the aim of reaching an agreement soon. There's a possibility that they might finalize it before the end of the season.

Yet, there are still some important details to iron out, so negotiations will continue in the coming weeks. Barcelona propose a renewal using the same formula previously employed with Lamine Yamal. 

Considering Cubarsi is still a minor, the Catalan club's plan is for him to sign a new contract now to increase his release clause. Then, once he turns 18 next January, he'll sign a five-year deal with a release clause of £1 billion.

However, the player has a different proposal in mind compared to what the club offers. Hence, they still need to negotiate further to reach a consensus, all while keeping in mind that both the player and the club desire to stay together for many more years.

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