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Marcelino confirms that Valencia will not sign Rafinha

Published:1/09/2019 - 14:07h

Updated:1/09/2019 - 14:07h

Valencia marked Rafinha Alcántara as one of its targets, but Marcelino García Toral confirmed that the signing will not be done. The coach explained that the club has not given the approval, and the brazilian will solve his future with Barça

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The FC Barcelona was slope of several subjects in the market of signings, and little by little goes closing folders. The Catalans have parked the case Neymar at least until next summer, and also have received news with regard to some players that found in the straight of exit and that every time are more near to continue playing in the Camp Nou.

Marcelino García Toral has confirmed that Valencia will not hire to Rafinha Alcántara, to the that situated like aim does some months. The option of mudarse to Mestalla seduced to the canterano and the agreement remained at the expense of the negotiations between clubs, but the technician warned does some days that did not leave him buy him -by 15 million euros- and now has revealed that neither it will concretise a cession.

"The club has communicated me that it has not authorised neither gives him the seen well to the incorporation of Rafinha, neither yielded", manifested the Asturian in the previous press conference to the commitment against the RCD Mallorca. In front of the insistence of the journalists, the preparador of Villaviciosa admitted to feel something disappointed, but recalcó that is motivated to reach put them fixed in a very ambitious campaign.

In addition to thinking on the case Rodrigo Moreno or the injury of Cristiano Piccini, described the arrival of a midfield player like a "need": "can feel Me like any person to which says him a thing and afterwards modifies . I have respected the decisions of the property. We thought that needed a player offensive and polyvalent midfield player, considered it a need. This proceeds of final of the past season. From this point of view consider that it was important for the team bring a footballer of these characteristics".

"If it has improved little or a lot the team... We wanted to improve it to keep growing. Have an important difficulty to access to the fourth place. There are teams like Athletic Club, Real Sociedad, Betis... That they have reinforced and they do not contest European competition and we play four competitions. The staff think that remains a bit short", valued, without descartar more movements in the changing room before the closing of the window estival.

Rafinha And the Barça will have to resolve his future

In these circumstances, will be the Barça and the own Rafinha those that resolve the future of the player, that could leave to Italy -where has several beaux- in an operation lightning or remain in the City Condal. It was as it was, próximamente there will be a meeting to determine the way to be followed, since the one of Sao Paulo finish agreement on 30 June 2020, and could renew his agreement or negotiate without restrictions with any club from the month of January.

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