Goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen insists he will continue to stick with the Nou Camp team.
Due to the high wage demands and the outbreak of the Covid-19 in Europe, Barcelona has yet to renew its contract with Ter Stegen. However, Barca fans can be somewhat reassured when the German goalkeeper speaks out about his future at the Catalan team.
“I will definitely stay at Barca. Because of the complicated development of the disease, the contract negotiations were postponed. I and my whole family felt happy in Barcelona. When the situation calmed down, we will resume contract negotiations”, Goal quoted the German goalkeeper.
Before that, the German goalkeeper asked for a salary of 15 million euros per year, on par with Luis Suarez. If approved, Ter Stegen will become the second highest paid player in Barcelona, second only to Lionel Messi. Goalkeeper born in 1992 said that he deserves this salary after the dedication to Barca for the past 6 years.
Ter Stegen also said that he and his teammates are ready for the official La Liga day to return.
“In terms of fitness, the whole team is feeling extremely prolific. We are also mentally preparing the best way to be able to focus for the remaining games in La Liga. Football will be different after the epidemic. we will have to become familiar with the game not spectators “Ter Stegen added.
At the upcoming 2020 summer transfer window, ESPN leaves the possibility of a squad cleanup at Camp Nou. In particular, Messi, Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Frenkie de Jong are 3 names inviolable.
In the time of Neuer, De Gea was in decline, Ter Stegen and Jan Oblak became the two most stable goalkeepers in the world. In La Liga this season, Ter Stegen played 26 times, kept 8 clean sheets, thereby helping Barca advance in the Champions League and lead La Liga.