Fabián Ruiz, against the Barcelona in pre-season

IN EIGHTH OF CHAMPIONS

Barça will face Fabian, one of his market obsessions

Published:16/12/2019 - 16:22h

Updated:16/12/2019 - 16:22h

Fabián is one of the players that FC Barcelona has been following for several seasons and, interestingly, in February he will be rival of the Catalans in the eighth Champions

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Determined by the draw celebrated this Monday to the midday, the Naples will be the rival of the FC Barcelona in the eighth of final of the Champions League​. The ones of Ernesto Valverde will face up to the group of Gennaro Gattuso, in which it plays Fabián Ruiz, a footballer that the culés wanted to fichar in the past and that follows interesting in the present, after his growth in Italy.

Now, the crack of the group napolitano is one of the midfield players more codiciados of Europe and, besides, a clear aim of clubs like the FC Barcelona or the Real Madrid of face to the summer of 2020. To day of today, seems that the whites go by in front in the career for doing with the services of the Andalusian, but still remains time to be able to voltear the situation.

The fact that Fabián cross with the FC Barcelona in eighth of final of the Champions League will give the opportunity to the members of the technical office culé to go back to be followed in direct the performances of the footballer in a so important party like the one of the maximum European competition. In fact, in summer, the culés already measured to the Andalusian in two friendly of pre-season.

Fabián has desborde, last pass and capacity goleadora, by what his football asociativo would fit to perfection in the FC Barcelona. Of course, the Naples does not have the more móinima intention of 'give' to a so important player for his diagrams, but also is conscious of not being able to retain him against his will. Still and like this, the price of exit will not be cheap and already speaks of figures between the 70 and 80 million euros.

The Barça already tried fichar to Fabián

The FC Barcelona there was tanteado the signing of Fabián Ruiz in summer of 2018, when it played in the Real Betis, since it interested a lot of face to the future. Nevertheless, the technical office finish it descartando by the presence of players like Ivan Rakitic or Paulinho, that had not left him place. Finally, the Naples arrived, put 30 million euros on the table and carried to the Andalusian midfield player to the Series To.

It was not the first time that the FC Barcelona had treated to do with the services of Fabián, but the operation already had tried previously, in concrete so that the footballer incorporated to the Barcelona subsidiary. In this moment, in which it was contesting his first pre-season with the first team of the Andalusians, the béticos denied to negotiate and remitted to the clause of 15 'kilos', a cifa to which the culés did not want to arrive.

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