Pedri has spoken of his contract extension with Barcelona
Pedri’s extension sees him contracted to Los Cules until June 2026, and he has become a pivotal part of the team’s midfield since his emergence in 2020/21.
Pedri cares more about the club’s project than the clause
Despite currently being absent through injury, Pedri has spoken of his contract extension with Barcelona, confirming that he cares more about the club’s project than the one billion euro release clause embedded within his deal. Pedri’s extension sees him contracted to Los Cules until June 2026, and he has become a pivotal part of the team’s midfield since his emergence in 2020/21. “The clause is an indication of what the club is betting on you,” Pedri detailed at his renewal press conference. “I care more about the club’s project than the clause. Being at this club, I aspire to win everything every season.” Pedri spoke about his hopes to be at the Camp Nou for many years when asked about his extension.
The player is delighted to sign until 2026
“It’s a very happy day for me; I hope to be here for many years, it’s indeed a difficult moment right now, but this is the best club in the world,” he continued. “It will bounce back and achieve many things, although now I want to remember my friends from Las Palmas because they’re going through a difficult time. I’m delighted to sign until 2026, and I hope there will be more years.” Joan Laporta has been critical in pushing through the extension of Pedri’s contract, and the relationship between the pair is positive. Joan Laporta, president of FC Barcelona, Talking about the first time he met with Pedri and his family in Tenerife.
“We went to the (basilica of the Virgin of) Candelaria. She is like (the Virgin of) Montserrat. They worship her over there in Tenerife. And it was spectacular. Even the priest was a Barca supporter. It doesn’t surprise me that Messi. I called you Messi! I was saying; it doesn’t surprise me that Pedri was a Barca fan. Because everybody was.”