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OFFICIAL: FC Barcelona loan Jean-Clair Todibo to Benfica

Published:5/10/2020 - 23:25h

Updated:6/10/2020 - 13:58h

Jean-Clair Todibo will leave yielded to the Benfica two seasons in return of two million euros. The lusos will have an option of purchase of '20' kilos

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The last day of the market of traspasos is serving so that the FC Barcelona give carpetazo to several subjects that had slopes on of the table. One of them was the one of Jean-Clair Todibo, central youngster French that did not go in in the plans of Ronald Koeman and that was in the shop window. Finally, it will play yielded in the Benfica, in an agreement announced to an hour of the closing of the market.

"The FC Barcelona and the Sport Lisbon and Benfica have arrived to an agreement for the cession of the player Jean-Clair Todibo for the next two seasons. The Portuguese group will do charge of the index card of the player, will pay to the FC Barcelona 2M of euros and has an option of purchase of 20M of euros", prayed the official communiqué issued by the Barcelona club this Monday at night.

The Catalan entity remembered, in his press release, that "the French defence, that incorporated to the FC Barcelona during the market of winter of the season 2018/19, debuted like Barcelona, and headline, in the Huesca-Barça of the day 32 of the League. In his list of winners states the title of League achieved by the Barça during the season 2018/19. In the second half of the course 2019/20, Todibo played as yielded in the Schalke 04".

In a principle, everything seemed had so that Jean-Clair Todibo left to the Fulham but the French denied , causing a big frustration in the FC Barcelona for having dissipated the offer of 18 million euros that put on of the table the British group. The Borussia Dortmund also showed his interest, although it did not arrive to present any formal proposal.

Finally, Jean-Clair Todibo will play in loan in the Benfica to convert the substitute of Rúben Dias, fichado the week gone through the Manchester City by almost 70 million euros. The French will play in a club of Champions League to aspire to do a gap like titling usual, something that did not achieve during his cession to the Schalke 04.

Jean-Clair Todivo did not convince in the FC Barcelona

After arriving pertinent of the Toulouse by one million euros, Jean-Clair Todibo did not achieve to do a gap in the FC Barcelona. The French defence did not convince to Ernesto Valverde neither neither to Ronald Koeman, since both bet by Ronald Araújo before that by the Frenchman. The Uruguayan, beside Gerard Hammered and Clément Lenglet, will form a defence for which neither explains Samuel Umtiti. Besides, the frustrated signing of Eric García leaves in picture the central axis.

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