Barcelona’s undisputed no. 1 Marc Andre Ter Stegen has revealed that he will not leave the Nou Camp this summer .
There was some speculation surrounding the future of the German when it emerged that negotiations between the player and the catalan club had broken down.
However, Ter Stegen has revealed that the contract talks was halted due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease.
“There’s no chance of me leaving Barcelona this summer,” Ter Stegen told Kicker.
“My agent and the club have had conversations, but the coronavirus got in the way and it was not the time to discuss the contract.
“At a time when many people are concerned about their lives, we decided to postpone it.
“I feel good in this city and my family do too.”
The goalkeeper believes that his teammates are ready for the challenge that lies ahead both in the Champions league and the Spanish league.
“On a physical level, we have rarely been at such a high level,” he stated. “And mentally we will be much more focused on the games that remain.
“A match without fans is not the most attractive thing, but the ball will roll and that is what excites us.
“We are in a good position, but Real Madrid will not give us an inch.
“[In the Champions League] we have a good chance getting to the next round and we want to take advantage of it.”