Barcelona are close to renewing the contract with defender Ronald Araujo.

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Spanish UFABET Sport reports that Barcelona are yet to be close to renewing the contract with defender Ronald Araujo.

         Uruguay national team players have a contract until 2023 only, which in the past. Barcelona is negotiating a new agreement. But still unable to agree due to the problem of wages that have not been cleared properly.

         According to media reports, the two sides are not yet close to reaching an agreement. Although Ronald Araujo sees a new contract extension as a first option for himself.

         The report also revealed that Araujo is currently among the club’s top-paid players. And the new contract will reflect his importance in the squad.

         It has also been revealed that he is studying English after news that Manchester United, including Chelsea, are ready to spend their wages on the team.

The Uruguayan international will be out of contract. H could sign a pre-contract agreement with clubs outside Spain this time next year. To that end, his current side had hoped they would tie him down to a new contract in order to secure his future at the Nou Camp.

Real Madrid hoped to sign Araujo in 2018. Before losing out to Barca for the then-Boston River player.Losing a player on a free transfer is becoming something of a repetitive failure for Barcelona president Juan Laporta.

The club famously saw Lionel Messi switch to Paris Saint-Germain last summer. After failing to meet financial regulations in La Liga, and now seem set to lose French international winger Ousmane Dembele who is out of contract in the summer of 2022.