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Konrad de la Fuente renews with FC Barcelona until 2022

The U.S.striker will be with Football Club Barcelona for two more seasons and his buy out clause will be 100 million euros if he makes it to the first team.

Konrad de la Fuente renews with FC Barcelona until 2022

On Sunday it was confirmed that Konrad de la Fuente signed a contract extension with F.C. Barcelona. The United States striker will play two more seasons, with an option to a third one, in Catalunya and if he makes it to the first team his buy out clause will be 100 million euros.

With this contract extension de la Fuente will increase his chances of making his debut alongside Lionel Messi in the coming years. The Miami-born attacker decided to stay at Barcelona even though other first division clubs in Europe seemed to be interested in him.

De la Fuente is currently 18 years old and his buy out clause if he doesn’t debut with the first team is worth 50 million euro. Barcelona made his signing official with Eric Abidal by his side. They had to adhere by coronavirus safety guidelines but wanted to announce the news of the young American's renewal.

De la Fuente said he is happy with his new contract

After the event of his signing the U.S. striker seemed to be happy with his decision and his dream is to make his professional debut with one of the biggest clubs in Europe, “I am very happy to keep playing for the best team in my opinion in the world. It has always been a dream of mine to play for the first team and I decided to stay to fulfill my dream.”