Spanish giants Barcelona want to offer a new deal to teenage star Ansu Fati amid interest from top Clubs in Europe, they plan to insert a staggering £274million release clause into his contract, reports claim.
Ansu fati who is only 17-year-old is one of the rising stars in the game after scoring eight goals in his debut season for the club, with his performances attracting attention from a number of clubs in Europe.
The player’s agent Jorge Mendes has informed Barcelona that United are in a position to make an ‘astronomical’ offer to bring him to Old Trafford, according to Spanish outlet SPORT.
The Spanish winger signed a new three-year deal in December after his rise to prominence, and those terms already included a £144m buyout fee.
Barcelona now intend to offer him fresh terms that will ‘improve his contractual conditions’ and increase his release clause significantly higher.
The report also says that the board are firm in their stance that they would not accept bids for the star after reportedly rejecting a £90m offer from United, despite his situation looking less clear a few months ago when he struggled to get game time under Quique Setien’s.
Several clubs including Dortmund, made an approach for the player, but the club rejected the advances, according to SPORT
Ansu fati was born in Guinea-Bissau but represents Spain internationally, joined Barcelona’s La Masia academy at the age of ten. He has become the youngest player to score for Barcelona in La Liga, as well as the youngest Barca star to feature in the Champions League.