Keidi Bare and Espanyol sit down for a contract upgrade

He is injured, with a left knee strain, which prevented him from playing last weekend against Real Madrid and also for the rest of the season. But Keidi Bare is news precisely for the reasons that should lead him to continue playing for Blue and White next season. With two more years of contract in force, until 2024, as AS has learned the Albanian international and Espanyol have already started contacts that should be directed to a improvement of their financial conditions.

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Signed in September 2020, coinciding with the team’s debut in the Second Division and in a claustrophobic drowning context due to the salary limit set by LaLiga –he even ran a serious risk of not being able to be registered at least until the opening of the next winter market–, apart from the two fixed million that Espanyol paid to Malaga for him Keidi Bare accepted the conditions required by the situation. That is, one modest record in relation to the average of the workforce, which is located in the lower part of the salary range. Two seasons later, and checked his performance, player and club sit with the intention of increasing emoluments.

The sporting reasons are obvious, since the midfielder has been indisputable for Vicente Moreno both on the way to promotion and this course in First. It is also palpable player’s connection with the perica stand. But it is that, in addition, Bare has aroused the interest of clubs from other major European championships. Teams of the Serie A, the Bundesliga and England have already sounded him outfor now without further approach.


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The ex of Málaga and Atlético de Madrid is comfortable at Espanyol and molded to the idiosyncrasies of the Blue and Whites’ entity and Barcelona, where he has been able to fully recover the family life that he lost since childhood because of his dream of being a footballer. And he has responded in spades the season of his debut and consolidation in the First Division, with 25 games played, one goal, two assists and 18 starts, ten of them in a row until the precise moment of his injury. Now the ball, as in so many other parakeet cases pending resolution this summer, jumps from the grass to the offices.