Betis, Benfica or Barça, the options of Rafinha


The future of Rafinha Alcántara, slope of three fronts

Published:27/08/2018 - 20:58h

Updated:27/08/2018 - 20:58h

Rafinha Alcántara is one of the players of the FC Barcelona whose future is in the air. The Hispanic-Brazilian has to several teams that pretend ficharle and the time so that the market close every time is lower

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If something is giving him to Rafinha his spectacular level during the pre-season with the FC Barcelona is notoriety. The Brazilian midfield player is followed closely by several teams, especially by the Benfica and the Real Betis, that already have put on of the table his interest to incorporate him before it close the market of signings. 

It is true that Rafinha surrenders well, but also is it that the club needs money to face up to the costly signings made during the last months. However, it does not be necessary descartar that it remain in the FC Barcelona, since the own Ernesto Valverde ensured that it has he. At present, the player has three possibilities.

The three possibilities that has the Barça with Rafinha

Real Betis

The Real Betis is the one who has greater numbers to do with Rafinha Alcántara by mediation of a cession, since the player would see with good eyes the proposal verdiblanca. In spite of that in a principle the offer bética did not have sufficient economic power, the Andalusian club has gone up his bet to approach to the requirements of the Barça, that would not go down of the 30 million euros in an option of compulsory purchase.


Several sectors of the press aim to the Benfica like possible future team of Rafinha Alcántara. The advantage that has the Portuguese team is that has greater economic potential that the Real Betis and that it can play the Champions League if it happens the previous round against the PAOK, by which ingresaría a money that would be used in the signing.

FC Barcelona

Rafinha Has destapado like a footballer with big repertoire of resources. Before his cession to the Inter of Milan, sometimes accused his fault of decision or of atrevimiento to take out to relucir his quality. But in his turn to the FC Barcelona, seems to have wanted to leave backwards this facet of his game.

It wanted to win the confidence of Ernesto Valverde and achieved it by what, in case that neither the Real Betis neither the Benfica arrive to an agreement with the FC Barcelona to carry to Rafinha, the Txingurri would not have any problem in remaining it. "I have he for the first team and is playing well, but until 31 August it is necessary to see which raisin. The one who more win has that it close the market am I to know with who can explain. We are happy with Rafinha", said the technician extremeño.

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