According to Several Reports, FC Barcelona Starlet and an Apparent heir to Lionel Messi, Ansu Fati was close to leaving Spain in 2019. 

Ansu Fati Currently FC Barcelona's Golden Boy is enjoying a Good time at the Catalan Club after returning from an Injury Which saw him Miss Most of last season. 

The Departure of Lionel Messi to Paris paved way for the Youngster to receive the Iconic Number 10 Jersey Which dubbed him as Messi's Heir. 

Ansu Fati was handed his first Professional Contract as a senior FC Barcelona Player in July 2019 but before then, dating back to January 2019, the player almost Signed for OGC Nice, a club being coached by Legendary Former Arsenal Midfielder, Patrick Vieira. 

According to Foot-sur7, Ansu Fati's Father was almost done with Working out a move for his son to Nice Which was moving in the Right Direction. The deal came into existence as far back as November 2018 and even progressed to January 2019. Delegates from OGC Nice reportedly travelled to Barcelona to Finalize the deal. Ansu Fati's Father already saw the deal as a done deal and could be seen holding an OGC Nice Jersey of his Son, Fati who was already set to be handed the Number 9.

Things took a Huge twist as a result of passport issues. An excerpt from Foot-sur7 reads: 

Only one detail, to say the least unexpected, caused the operation to fall apart, the player's passport. His community visa has not yet arrived, and this situation then makes it impossible to transfer the Barcelona resident. Fati is therefore obliged to return to Spain, where he will extend in stride until 2022, with a crazy clause of 100 million euros.

Few Months Later Ansu Fati, who almost Departed FC Barcelona is now seen as the future of the Club following the Departure of Lionel Messi. 

The Player Suffered a devastating Injury last season which saw him out of Action for over 10 Months. The player made his Return for FC Barcelona in their League game against Levante, coming off the bench and wasted no time in getting his name on the score sheet as FC Barcelona cruised to a 3-0 Victory. 

Ansu Fati's father was one of the Highlights of the Match against Levante as he got Emotional seeing his son getting back on the Field of play.