Fontās to get first team place
FC Barcelona has informed Andreu Fontās that he will be playing with the first team in the 2011/12 season. His buy-out clause will be automatically raised to 30 million euros.
D’aquesta maneraAs well as this raise, Andreu Fontās, who has a contract until 2012, renova
automāticamentwill also automatically extend said contract with FC Barcelona to June 30, 2013.
Andreu Fontās, a regular in Luis Enrique’s Barįa B, was temporarily promoted to the
first team on March 16, 2011 to provide cover for Éric Abidal, who had been diagnosed with a liver
tumour. Fontās continued working with Josep Guardiola until the end of the season and appeared in
eight games. But he had already made his first team debut in the 2009/10 league campaign against
Sporting Gijķn at the Camp Nou (3-0).
Andreu Fontās joined the club from Girona in 2007. He played in the youth team for a season,
and for Barįa B for two and a half years before moving up to the first team.