Andreas Christensen, Joan Laporta and Jordi Cruyff


The 'culprit' of one of the great signings of Barça

Published:13/01/2023 - 17:41h

Updated:13/01/2023 - 17:41h

Andreas Christensen is one of the players who has impressed the most at FC Barcelona in the first part of the season. The Dane has exceeded expectations and 'confirms' the great commitment of the culés

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It is not a secret for anybody that had a lot of doubts with the traspaso of Andreas Christensen in the summer. It had left to be indisputable in Chelsea of Thomas Tuchel and left a few performances that had lit the alarms, as against the Real Madrid in the Stamford Bridge. However, the Danish has commissioned , in very little time, to dissipate the doubts on his performance.

It has been one of the big incorporations of the Barça in this summer and the confidence that is giving him Xavi Hernández is being key so that there is 'grown' in these months until the point that it was one of the central more used by the Barcelona trainer, but... Who was behind the insistence of the culés in doing with his incorporation?

According to an information of 'SPORT', Jordi Cruyff was the one who was behind the incorporation of the international with Denmark and insisted 'untiringly' to the directors of the Barça so that they approved the free transfer of the central of 26 years. It commissioned of all the operation; from the beginning of the operation until achieving his signature.

The Barcelona sportive director guided of the recommendation of Albert Capellas, with the one who had coincided in several opportunities and, besides, was seleccionador of the selection Sub-21 of Denmark. It had left the Barça the past summer and recommended him to Cruyff his incorporation.

Signing very rapido

The Barça achieved the incorporation of Andreas Christensen very soon. There was big synchrony between the club and the surroundings of the footballer, that alcazaron an agreement very soon so that it joined like free agent. And it is that, before the summer, the agreement was closed, but finished announcing it when it opened the market of passes of the summer.

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