The agent of Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo has confirmed that the club and the player are close to agreeing on a new long-term contract.
Ronaldo Araujo’s contract with Barcelona runs out in 2023. Barcelona’s financial condition caused a delay in the contract extension of Araujo. It is possible that some defenders like Umtiti and Lenglet might leave next season.
The Uruguayan has been solid at the back this season. He has played a major role in Barcelona’s recent match wins. He was also a very valuable player in El Clasico as he scored a goal and also kept Real Madrid’s forward from scoring.
There were reports suggesting that a few English clubs were trying to sign Araujo and offered him more money than Barcelona. However, his priority is to stay in Barcelona.
Ronald Araujo is set to sign a new Barcelona deal, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Barcelona are trying to strengthen their defence, so they also signed Christensen from Chelsea for free according to reports.