Barcelona are said to be ‘on track’ to reach an arrangement with Ansu Fati over a new and improved agreement, with the young Spaniard fresh out of health center after undergoing surgery on a serious knee injury.

Fati got the injury throughout Barcelona’s 5-2 win over Real Betis, and is expected to be ruled out for the next 4 months after going under the knife to repair a tear in his meniscus.

The injury is a considerable blow to Barca and Fati after his electrifying start to the 2020/21 season. The 18-year-old had netted five objectives and contributed four assists, giving new head coach Ronald Koeman something to smile about throughout a challenging start to his period.

Regardless of his injury troubles, Marca report that Barcelona have no plan to stop settlements with Fati’s agents over a new deal, as they see him not simply as an important figure in the first string today, but also as a star of the future.

Talks in between the two celebrations to extend Fati’s contract, which ends in 2022, are stated to have actually started a number of weeks back. The Catalan giants validated back in September that his release clause had been raised to a tremendous EUR400m, however there had actually been no extension to the length of his deal. As a result, Barça are working to hand the teenager an offer that is more reflective of his growing significance to the group.

In reality, regardless of their financial struggles in more recent times, Barcelona have actually not lost whenever in taking a seat to negotiate a new deal as they are conscious of the need to make an ‘financial effort’.

Eventually, while talks are on the ideal track, any agreement that is reached should be ratified by the Barcelona board that wins the presidential elections towards completion of January in 2021.

Fati will be looking to make a quick recovery after his knee injury. Five days after he underwent surgical treatment, El Chiringuito TELEVISION shot the player leaving health center in a wheelchair and being assisted into a vehicle.

Fati’s injury does open the door for Ousmane Dembele to reanimate his ailing Camp Nou career, with the Frenchman no complete stranger to spells on the sidelines himself. He was once billed as one of the most amazing wingers in world football, however injuries have afflicted him given that he transferred to Spain from Borussia Dortmund.