Ter Stegen recently spoke about his contract renewal, the situation of playing behind closed doors, and his team-mate Lionel Messi’s current form.
“I don’t think our opponents will be happy at all with Messi’s return after the break.”, said the German goalkeeper.
The Barça wall also explicitly talked about his renewal process, and how he currently feels.
“Talks had begun, but then they stopped due to the pandemic. There are many more important things to worry about right now. My family and I are very happy in Barcelona.”
? — Negotiations between Ter Stegen and Barcelona regarding a new contract are going well. [sport] pic.twitter.com/4QAydCWkVV— Barça Universal (@BarcaUniversal) May 21, 2020
“We played against Las Palmas behind closed doors and it was very weird. We love the fans’ support and that’s what makes football beautiful.”, Ter Stegen added regarding playing behind closed doors.
With his team back in action away against Mallorca on June the 13th, Ter Stegen will be giving his everything on the Barcelona goal-line. Everyone is back again, and fans are counting the days now.
Watch: Osasuna vs Barcelona, Match Preview
Barcelona return to La Liga action to face Osasuna, in what is a crucial match in regard to the La Liga title race. Following Barcelona’s midweek heroics in the comeback against Sevilla, all focus will now be on securing a crucial victory in Pamplona, with the Madrid derby being played just a day after Barça’s clash. Check out our full match preview below:
Following such a high-paced fixture midweek against Sevilla, which required a huge amount of effort and determination, it will be interesting to see how Koeman sets his team up, in the full knowledge that victory is vital. Players such as Ilaix Moriba, Antoine Griezmann and Francisco Trincão will all certainly be knocking on the door for starting spots, but the Dutch coach must select the right balance with his line-up, in what is sure to be a tough test against Arrasate’s Osasuna.