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Candidates reject the signing of Eric García for January

Published:16/01/2021 - 09:09h

Updated:16/01/2021 - 12:18h

Two of the three candidates for the presidency of FC Barcelona have vetoed the signing of Eric García for this winter market. Carles Tusquets insisted on his arrival at Koeman's request, but the central defender will not arrive at Barça in January

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One of the decisions that took in the meeting that Carles Tusquets had with the three candidates to the elections of the FC Barcelona was the fact of no fichar to Eric García in this market of signings of winter. According to account 'Sportive World', of the three only one gave his seen well to the arrival of the defender in January, whereas the others two denied and vetoed the operation.

Ronald Koeman has insisted a lot in the need to incorporate another central and therefore Tusquets, president of the Managing Commission, has tried that the candidates access to that the club try to do with him now. Nevertheless, finally there has not been agreement and, except final surprise of last hour, the player will remain in the Manchester City until this summer. The English were had to recess his price so that it went already, but not even this has convinced to the candidates.

Joan Laporta​ confirmed this news at all more go out of the meeting and left clear that he has opposite to the traspaso. "Eric García will not come in winter. We can not give letter to the agent so that it make acts of disposal. They have explained us the options and the figures, and have concluded all that will come if it finish agreement and the new board decides to incorporate it. We have valued the wage of the player, and was an operation that has to do valuing the economic situation of the club", affirmed.

Font Also recognised the "no" to Eric by fault of money. "The club does not have of money, there is not margin of manoeuvre", said the another candidate. Toni Freixa did not pronounce on this subject, but could do it in the next hours. Therefore, the Spanish defender will not play in the group barcelonista this campaign, that was the big wish of Koeman and of the technical office.

Font Showed had to fichar to Eric before the meeting

The statements of Laporta leave quite clear that he did not agree with the arrival of Eric in these moments, but is not clear if the another candidate that has denied has been Font or Freixa. The gentleman Font ensured before it confirmed the suspension of the elections that the candidates had to put of agreement in some subjects, as for example in the signing of the defender.

"We can consensuar decisions between the candidates, would not have to be complicated, because between us there is a cordial relation and if it is necessary to take urgent decisions, as it can be the signing of Eric Garcia", said the Catalan, leaving fall that it is in favour of his arrival. This hints that he could have voted in favour, but was as it was, the reality is that the majority voted against and the Spanish will not play in the Barcelona at least until the course that comes.

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