Written by Olaleye Oluwadamilola
According to multiple reports from trusted sources today, Manchester City Portuguese playmaker Bernardo Silva and RB Leipzig winger Dani Olmo have release clause inserted into their new contracts which only Barcelona can trigger in case of potential future transfers.
Treble winner with Manchester City, Bernardo Silva and RB Leipzig’s Dani Olmo both reportedly have ‘Barcelona clauses’ in their contracts to ease a move to the Catalan giants should they wish to go as culled from Dailymail UK Sports.
The Portuguese star recently signed a contract extension up to three years with Pep Guardiola side this summer to ward off interest from Saudi Arabian clubs and also PSG but despite that, he reportedly has an ‘affordable termination clauses’ in place should Xavi‘s team come knocking.
Barca president Joan Laporta admitted he wanted the City star in the summer and it was reported that the midfielder would try and force through a move if they came in for him but as reported by Mundo Deportivo, Silva only agreed to sign a new deal with a £50million release clause so that Barca could sign him for that amount.
According to Mundo Deportivo report, Dani Olmo’s renewed terms with RB Lleipzig saw him given a £52m release clause for Barcelona to trigger while Silva’s deal expires in 2026, Olmo’s runs out in 2027 with the clause benefiting the Spanish giant who are currently having financial struggles in the last couple of years.
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Mail Sport understands that City were keen to set a valuation of around £100million on one of their most prized players, who has been with the club since 2017.
Dani Olmo has been with RB Leipzig since 2020 and is known as one of the brightest creative sparks in Europe, also featuring for the Spanish national team on a regular basis.
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