Luis Diaz in a match with Liverpool


Dembélé avoided the signing of Luis Díaz by Barça

Published:11/02/2022 - 12:01h

Updated:11/02/2022 - 12:06h

The Colombian star, Luis Diaz, has arrived at Livepool during the transfer period. Despite this, new information indicates that he was close to signing with FC Barcelona

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The FC Barcelona has reinforced for this second half of season. The incorporation of Adama Traoré, Ferran Torres and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the offensive front of Xavi Hernández have offered more dynamic and forcefulness in the transitions of the attack culé. However, a new information has desvelado that there was another signing planned for this wintry window that could not concretise.

As it affirms 'El País', Luis Díaz, star of the Liverpool, would have been very near to sign with the Barça before splitting course to England from the Port wine​. In principle, it seemed that the financial problems of the institution would have frustrated his arrival, although from the newspaper ensure that the Colombian did not arrive by fault of Ousmane Dembélé.

The French denied to go out of the entity before 31 January, by what his index card would have been an obstacle for any another operation of the barcelonistas. "In this window of traspasos could have arrived another attacker, but the refusal of Dembélé to leave ruined plans of the sportive area, as had closed the signing of Luis Díaz", affirms the quoted half.

Added to this, an internal source from the same club would have confirmed them that the one of The Guajira was a player indicated for the team. "With Aubameyang, Adama and Ferran is another thing. It does time that do not work the exit of balloon and the control of the spherical", commented, hinting the need of footballers of the characteristics of Díaz. Nevertheless, the Barça attained to satisfy his lacks with two incorporations by an a lot lower cost.​

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The 'cafetero' grieve has contested two commitments for the ones of Anfield, playing the 90' minutes in his debut in the Premier in front of the Leicester and 32' in his first meeting of FA Cup. Before changing of T-shirt, his statistics with the Portuguese group were important, marking 16 goals and delivering six assistances in 28 commitments with the 'blue dragons'.

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