The player from La Masia will sign a new contract and will join Luis Enrique's team
This Friday, Samper's promotion to the first team was announced. Director of Sport, Albert Soler, said it during the presentation of Samuel Umtiti. "Next week, Sergi Samper will renew his contract and will become first-team player."
This piece of news is the culmination of the journey of the midfielder in the FC Barcelona's Academy. The player started in the first step of La Masia, in FCBSchool and after years in Barça B, he will reach first team. His generation, 1995, has always been labeled as one of the most talented in the history of the club. Bellerín, Jon Toral, Dongou and Munir are some of the players of this age who have passed through the club.
In the same press conference, Barça's technical director, Robert Fernández, also talked about Samper: "He has always shown he wants to succeed in FC Barcelona. He had a chance to leave the club but he stayed. We believe in him a lot."