Barcelona’s teenage midfielder Pedri has agreed a new contract until 2026 including a release clause of €1billion, the LaLiga club announced on Thursday.
Pedri, 18, has quickly developed into one of Barca’s best players little more than a year after joining the club in 2020 from second division side Las Palmas for €5million.
He made 53 appearances in his debut season, more than any other Barca player, helping the team win the Copa del Rey and lighting up an otherwise poor campaign for the Catalans.
He then helped Spain win the silver medal at the Olympic Games and ended the campaign with 74 appearances, more than any player in Europe.
Pedri will sign the new deal on Friday with president Joan Laporta before holding a news conference.