Manchester Metropolis midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, who has been closely linked with a summer season transfer to Barcelona, not too long ago opened up on his future on the Etihad. The German worldwide’s present contract will expire on the finish of the 2022-23 season.
There have been reviews that Barca need to signal the participant as a free agent in the summertime. They’re reportedly prepared to supply the German a two-year deal.
Chatting with the media forward of the Cityzens’ UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg conflict towards Bayern Munich, Gundogan mentioned (by way of Manchester Night Information):
“We’ve got been collectively for seven years. It has been superb, we have now gained lots collectively and to listen to issues like that in fact brings me pleasure and a smile and I respect what I’ve achieved in these final seven years, there are talks within the background.”
“That is regular with simply a few months left however with out going an excessive amount of into element there’s nothing determined but from my facet or the membership’s facet so the talks are persevering with.”
He additional added:
“If there is a choice, you guys would be the first ones to know.”
The previous Borussia Dortmund star’s uncle and agent Ilhan Gundogan not too long ago rubbished reviews linking the participant with a transfer to Barcelona. He advised AS:
“I’m stunned at the place the tales come from a couple of deal closed for a lot of weeks. There may be nonetheless no settlement with any membership. It’s not but determined the place he’ll play within the subsequent few years. Ilkay can nonetheless win three main trophies this season as Manchester Metropolis captain. That’s the one factor he’s centered on proper now.”
Gundogan joined Manchester Metropolis in 2016 and has since made 293 appearances for the membership, scoring 54 objectives and offering 38 assists.
Barcelona look effectively on their technique to win the La Liga title
Whereas Barcelona have been held to a goalless draw of their most up-to-date La Liga conflict towards Getafe, the Blaugrana stay in pole place to win the league this season.
Xavi’s facet have 73 factors on the board from 29 matches and maintain a wholesome 11-point lead over second-placed Actual Madrid. Until they make any main slip-ups of their remaining 9 video games, profitable La Liga seems to be nearly a certainty for Barcelona.
Barcelona will return to motion on Sunday (April 23) as they tackle Atletico Madrid in a La Liga residence conflict.