Barca make decision on Fati's future


Amid speculation linking African-born wonderkid Ansu Fati with a move away from FC Barcelona, the LaLiga giants have now reportedly made a decision on the prodigious forward's future.

Earlier this week, and amid the ongoing financial crisis at Barcelona, Fati was linked with a move to Italy, with both Inter Milan and Juventus having been credited with an interest in his services, while Real Betis have also made an approach over a possible loan. 

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According to Sport, however, the Guinea-Bissau-born teenager is unlikely to leave the Catalan giants next season after the club made a decision not to entertain any offers. 

This comes after Juve reportedly asked for the 17-year-old as part of a swap deal for midfielder Miralem Pjanic, while Inter made a similar proposal in respect of Barca's pursuit of Lautaro Martinez. 

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The reigning LaLiga champions are facing mounting financial challenges and were previously reported to have placed all but three players, namely Lionel Messi, Frenkie de Jong and Marc-Andre ter Stegen, on the transfer list.

Fati now appears to have been included in that list of priceless talent, which comes as little surprise following his record-breaking introduction to the club's first team this season. 

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Prior to the suspension of the LaLiga campaign due to the coronavirus, Fati had scored five goals in 24 appearances, including strikes that saw him become Barca's youngest-ever goalscorer, and the youngest ever to net in the UEFA Champions League.