Pau Cubarsí in a League match with Barça

THE CITY FOOTBALL GROUP WANTED CUBARSÍ

The City Football Group tried to 'steal' Pau Cubarsí from Barça

Published:4/05/2024 - 00:32h

Updated:9/05/2024 - 17:57h

According to information in "Barça reservat", during the summer of 2023 the City Football Group set its sights on Pau Cubarsí who, shortly after, became an undisputed player at FC Barcelona

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Pau Cubarsí has been one of the big irruptions in the FC Barcelona in this 2024. Since it debuted in the Glass of Rey, in January, has turned into one of the most indisputable players in the plans of Xavi Hernández, to the point that has turned into the couple of Ronald Araújo in the axis of the defensive saga culé. His performance has caused that the club already was in converaciones to renew his agreement and 'tie it' with an important clause of rescission.

The true is that the history could have been distinct with the central formed in The Masia. According to an information revealed in the podcast "Barça reservat", the central was in the diary of the City Football Group like an option to reinforce the defence of the Girona in this season. They put him on the table the possibility to play in Montilivi and, later, be traspasado directly to the Manchester City of Pep Guardiola depending on his performance.

Pau Cubarsí did not want to abandon the Barça

Of agreement to this information, Quique Prison, sportive director of the Girona, had kept a meeting with the surroundings of the player that, in this moment, still had 16 years. In spite of his age, saw him like an alternative for the first team, directed by Michel. They were loved with his profile and the possibility to have he, but the own player desmarcó of the possibility to be traspasado to Montilivi.

In this moment, Cubarsí did not have neither idea of all the opportunities that went to have in the Barça, of the hand of Xavi Hernández, but kept that it preferred to remain in the Barcelona group. The option of mudarse to Girona did not convince him and opted for remaining to pursue the dream that had from 2018, when it arrived to The Masia. Some months afterwards, on 18 January, fulfilled it and debuted with the first team in a party of the Glass of the King against Unionistas of Salamanca.

Pau Cubarsí, indisputable in the Barça

Since, it has been indisputable for the trainer culé, that has trusted he in 19 parties so that it add, with alone 17 years, 1.503 minutes in the maximum category. In the City Condal see him like one of the young with greater projection and of which can be more important in the next ten or fifteen years, as little. The hope with him, and Lamine Yamal, is maximum.

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