Sergi Roberto lowers his salary and renews until 2023

After some complete negotiations of altibajos, FC Barcelona has confirmed the renewal of Sergi Roberto until June 30, 2023. That of Reus, who is currently working to fully recover from his injury, has decided to continue bequeathing to Camp Nou after 16 years defending the Barcelona shirt. From now on, Xavi Hernández will be able to have his face services next season.

The midfielder, accompanied by his agent, Josep María Orobitg, met this Friday with Joan Laporta, Jordi Cruyff and Mateu Alemany at the club’s offices to proceed with the signing on paper. In some statements desveladas by the newspaper ‘SPORT’, the Spaniard claimed that everything ‘went very well’ and that he is ‘very happy’ with the end result of the postures between the two sides.

Months back his continuity practically gave way, but Xavi ‘put his hand’ in the situation and convinced the sports management that his presence was important for him. His versatility to play both in defense and in midfield makes him a valuable piece for the technicianwho suffered a lot from irregularities both in the right side and in the spinal cord during his first year under the direction of the bench.

It’s important to stand out this new agreement has an important reduction in its emolumentos, because of the new political salary of the club and the physical damage that the ’20’ presented in this last campaign. In the 2022/23 season, the various variables will receive five million euros gross more, which will also suffer a considerable discount. Moreover, he will not have the option of an extension based on performance, because he will have to come back to negotiate at the end of next summer.