Barcelona youngster gabi, who is a target for Liverpool and Manchester City, could join the club on a free transfer. This summer, after the Chao Boon army failed to register an appeal.
Barcelona’s Gabi Wonderkid may move out of the club for free In the summer. Following the conclusion of a long-running legal dispute over the registration of a new contract he signed with the club in September, Gabi emerged at Camp Nou last season. Made 84 appearances for the Catalan giants despite being just 18 years of age and was a key part of Xavi’s side leading La Liga by 12 points in second place.
He signed a new four-year contract in September. This includes a €1 billion release clause. This was the first contract he signed after signing his first professional contract as a 16-year-old in 2020. When he was yet to play for Barcelona’s first team. However, following the UFABET club’s recent conflict with La Liga. Regarding the salary cap, The Athletic reports they are unable to sign Gabi as a first-team player. This meant that his status was reverted back to an Academy player.
When I signed a new contract last year The Spaniard is still registered as an academy player. But there are plans to turn his status into a first-team player. Something that can only be done during the transfer window. However, they were unable to do this in January, with La Liga claiming Barcelona breached its limits. limitation of their salary cap, part of the new deal Gabi signed. There was a clause that allowed him to move for free in the summer. If he has not registered as a first-team player by June 30, 2023.
In an attempt to register Gabi before the end of January. Barcelona have filed a legal request for him to be registered as a first-team player. The Catalan giants claimed that the Spanish league’s refusal to register Gabi’s new contract was a ‘threat’ to the club. An interim injunction preceding La Liga’s decision to register Gabi as a first-team player before a more permanent solution could be found in subsequent cases, given 20 days to file that lawsuit.
Barcelona then filed documents for the new case on March 2, but La Liga objected to it and confirmed they had filed the documents after the deadline. Court agrees with La Liga and confirms Barcelona delayed submission of documents This meant that their second attempt to register Gabi as a senior player was rejected. Xabi’s team has five days to respond where a final decision will be made on whether Gabi Will remain a first team player or an Academy player
Although it did not affect Gabi’s ability to play for the first team. But he will have to switch back from his old No. 6 shirt to his old No. 30. The whole situation appears to be an increasingly tense battle between Barcelona and La. Liga on financial regulations This means they are having trouble registering their signings. Gabi is currently on international duty with Spain ahead of their Euro 2024 qualifiers against Norway and Scotland this week. while new boss Luis de la Fuente replaced Luis Enrique after the World Cup.