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City rejected an offer from Barça for Ferran Torres

Published:23/09/2021 - 16:01h

Updated:23/09/2021 - 17:31h

FC Barcelona wanted to do business with City this summer, but the English rejected the demands of the Catalans. One of the players that Barça asked for was Ferran Torres, for whom he made an offer

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The FC Barcelona tried to reinforce this past summer by the expense of the Manchester City. The 'cityzens' put on sale to several of his stars in his attempt to go to by Harry Kane and the culés looked for to take advantage of of this. Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling, Ilkan Gündogan or Riyad Mahred were some of the names that sounded with more strength for the Barça. This Thursday, in the newspaper 'Sport' aim another footballer by which asked the blaugrana.

Ferran Torres came of the picture barcelonista, that tried his signing without luck. The Catalans thought in the Valencian to reinforce his line of attack with a very interesting forward, young and with capacity to play so much of '9' as in any one of the two extremes. Unfortunately for the Barça, Pep Guardiola also values a lot these qualities and closed the door to his exit immediately.

The trainer of Santpedor did not contemplate the course of the ex 'che', that already had a paper stood out the course happened in his team. Although it was not indisputable headline, played enough and showed in his apparitions that is an attacker of a lot of future. It finish with 13 goals and 3 assistances and with the feeling that it still had a lot margin of improvement. This campaign, after not being able to fichar to Harry Kane, the míster is giving him even more importance if it fits and expects that his performance was still greater.

By all this, the City not even listened the proposal of the Barcelona, that in front of the impossibility to be able to offer an important sum of money, asked a compulsory conveyance with option to buy. The offer did not have in consideration and the blaugrana remained without one of his aims. A player that, by the way, already interested to the Barça before joining to the ones of Manchester, when it was in the ramp of exit of Valencia.

The Barça asked to Sterling after the "no" by Ferran

After the "no" by Ferran, as 'Sport' the club asked the loan of Sterling, but the answer was the same. The 'cityzens', that then already knew that the signing of Harry Kane was impossible, denied to give off of one of his greater stars. When seeing that it did not go to be possible to incorporate 'free' to the English, the Catalans desisted and some weeks afterwards announced the arrival of Luuk of Jong.

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