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THE DEFENSE OF LAZIO LIKES A LOT

Barça asked about Luiz Felipe when Eric García got complicated

Published:26/10/2020 - 10:45h

Updated:26/10/2020 - 11:22h

Luiz Felipe, Lazio center-back, was one of the players Barça thought of in the summer. Eric García was the first objective, but when the Catalan got complicated, the Catalans asked about the Brazilian in the final stretch of the market

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The FC Barcelona wanted to fichar a central in the past market of signings​ of summer. The culés always had clear that the favourite was Eric García, of the Manchester City, but the English complicated a lot the traspaso. Although the defender finishes agreement in 2021, the 'cityzens' denied to leave him leave to any price and demanded a price that for the Barça was too high.

The Barcelona denied to fulfil with the requirements of the City, that at the end achieved that the young defender remained at least until January. But the Catalans did not want to remain without a central to compete with Clément Lenglet, Gerard Hammered and Ronald Araújo, and explored other roads. As 'Sportive World', the footballer in which they thought the barcelonistas was the Brazilian Luiz Felipe, of the Lazio.

Eric García keeps on being the big aim

The one of Hill already sounded along the past course and said that it could be between the main candidates to arrive to the Camp Nou. Nevertheless, the Barça always had clear that the first option was Eric and acted at all times in consequence. But when the ones of Manchester showed so inflexibles, in the City Condal decided that it was the moment of sondear the signing of the paulista.

It seems that in the last days of market, the Barcelona directed to the roman team to ask after the price of the defender. According to the quoted source, the blaugrana did not do any formal offer, but yes a query. The operation no cuajó because the Lazio does not go to leave that the Brazilian go without doing box. In Italy ensure that they demand more than 30 million euros by the player, an impossible quantity for the culés.

In the Italian means have especulado these last days with that the Barça had gone back to the load by the one of Sao Paulo. It has said that there has been a contact between the two clubs these last months to negotiate by him and that in winter could have more novelties. The reality, at least as 'MD', is that the Catalans only think in Eric García, that could arrive in winter or in June of 2021.

The PSG wanted him like substitute of Thiago Silva

Luiz Felipe is a central that would adjust perfectly to the style of the Barcelona. Fast to the crossing, intuitive and with a good exit of balloon, also is in the diary of other big of Europe. Paris Saint-Germain wanted to do with him by the course of Thiago Silva, but the Lazio closed in band. It seems that now the Romans are negotiating with him so that it renew, something that could suceder in the next months.

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