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Ter Stegen to Chelsea? Barcelona look to tie goalkeeper to long-term contract as transfer speculation grows

July 31, 2020

 

Barcelona hope to tie goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen to a new long-term contract amid reported interest from Chelsea and Bayern Munich.

 

Preliminary talks over a new deal started earlier this year, but were put off due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Aside from captain Lionel Messi, Ter Stegen has been Barca’s most important player over the past few seasons and president Josep Maria Bartomeu said last week that the German’s renewal was top priority this summer .

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