Plea, forward of the Mönchengladbach, in a training / Photo: Twitter Plea


Barça offered 50 million for Plea in the past winter market

Published:24/03/2020 - 17:00h

Updated:24/03/2020 - 17:00h

FC Barcelona looked for urgent alternatives when Luis Suárez and Ousmane Dembélé were injured and this Tuesday a new name has emerged that the Catalans were interested in. It would be Alassane Plea, tip of the Mönchengladbach

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The FC Barcelona found in front of an important setback in the past market of wintry signings when Luis Suárez​ fell lesionado. The proofs confirmed that the charrúa had to go through the operating theatre and once operated dictaminó that it would be of drop during three or four months. The team barcelonista remained therefore without his only '9' and without his second maximum goleador. A work tremenda that the Catalans tried to solve attending to the market.

During the month of January sounded a lot of attackers, but Rodrigo Moreno went definitely the one who more near was to play in the Barça. The Hispanic-Brazilian liked to the club and to Quique Setién, by what his arrival seemed question of time. Valencia, nevertheless, put very hard with the negotiation and asked a quantity that in the Barcelona estimated exaggerated. At the end, the Barcelona decided to withdraw of the bidding and try throw with what there was in the staff.

Shortly after, Ousmane Dembélé also fell 'KO' and in the club no longer could avoid attend to the market in search of a forward. Martin Braithwaite was the elected and fichó by 18 million pertinent euros of the Leganés. But the Danish never would have been an option for the Barça if the barcelonistas had closed some signing in winter. In the newspaper 'Sport Bild' have signalled a name that could have been very near to dress the blaugrana.

It would treat of Alassane Plea, one of the best players of the Borussia Mönchengladbach and one of the big disclosures of the Bundesliga. According to the mentioned sportive newspaper, the French was the big alternative that the Barcelona handled once remained without options of fichar to Rodrigo. To last hour and very near of the closing of the window of signings, the Catalans called to the German group and offered a substantial quantity by the tip that the germanos refused.

50 millions that the Mönchengladbach refused

It seems that the Barça offered 50 million euros by the Frenchman, a proposal more than reasonable taking into account that it is not a star consecrated. In spite of this, the sportive director of the Mönchengladbach, Max Eberl, decided to say "no". The German trusted the options that had his team to put in Champions League and refused to the culés. Plea Great 8 goals and 8 assistances in the championship and without him is almost impossible that the Borussia reach the League of Champions.

The ex of the Nice has destapado in the Bundesliga like an attacker to have very in account and has woken up already the interest of several clubs of name. Fast, intelligent and with goal, is not a '9' classical, but moves by all the front of attack and had been an interesting reinforcement for the Barcelona. At the end, Braithwaite occupied this place little time afterwards and will have to show that the investment that has done by him has been hit.

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