Incaran Barcelona This Select Extend Contract in Gremio
Young players from Brazil targeted Barcelona chose a new contract signed with his club, Gremio, last week Lenterabola.com.
The player, Luan Guilherme, is known to be Barcelona’s target – and Premier League side Liverpool. However, he even renew his contract at Gremio until 2020.
The 24-year-old forward was even rumored to have received an offer from a number of European clubs last summer, who wanted to take him away from Porto Alegre. However, Luan decided to stay in Brazil.
Luan and his club revealed the signing of this new contract a few hours before Gremio appeared in the Copa Libertadores semi-final this week. By coincidence Gremio’s opponent in the round is the club from Ecuador, Barcelona SC.
“We are very happy, because this is what Gremio always wants,” Gremio President Romildo Bolzan told reporters.
“Luan has said he is ready to renew his contract and he will not leave Gremio until the situation is resolved. It also shows, we are willing to keep our players, our main assets, and most importantly those who play from our young squad, “Bolzan said.
“This is our policy to take advantage of what we have in our club. This also has made Gremio more competitive, and can achieve it (Copa Libertadores semifinal). It’s time to celebrate, “he added.
Luan made his debut for Gremio in 2014, and since that time he has been part of the first team regularly at the club from the city of Porto Alegre. Luan has scored twice in the Copa Libertadores semi-final last week, precisely in the first leg.
Luan’s talent is also not spared the attention of the national team, let alone he became a key player of the 2016 Olympic team who won gold, and has pocketed the Brazilian national team under coach Tite.
Unfortunately, Gremio lost 0-1 to Barcelona SC in the second leg of the semi-finals held at home on Thursday (2/11) this morning. However, Gremio winning on aggregate because in the first leg held in Ecuador, Gremio won 3-0.