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FOURTH SIGNING OF THE BARÇA IN 2020

Gustavo Maia is already a FC Barcelona player, according to Sao Paulo

Published:14/07/2020 - 18:59h

Updated:15/07/2020 - 02:02h

The Sao Paulo would have confirmed already the traspaso of Gustavo Maia, extreme of 19 years, to the FC Barcelona in return of some 4,5 million euros

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Gustavo Maia, extreme of the Sao Paulo that stood out by his quality with hardly 19 years of age, would be the fourth signing​ of the FC Barcelona in this 2020, after confirming the ones of Francisco Trincao, Matheus Fernandes and Miralem Pjanic. The own Sao Paulo has announced that the Catalan club has decided to bet finally by the traspaso of the extreme, that has closed by 4,5 million euros.

In the last months, the Barcelona club made an exhaustive follow-up on Gustavo Maia and finally decided to block his signing paying one million euros to the Brazilian club to ensure an option of purchase by other 3,5 'kilos' during this next window of traspasos. The day 15 July was the deadline to exert his purchase, that finally has finish giving.

Gustavo Maia is a footballer that liked by his projection of future, since with 19 years has had big performances and has showed quality and polivalencia, when can act so much in right band as in left band. It is an extreme with desborde and with big future by in front, by what his price considers quite affordable seeing the big quantities that have paid by other footballers like Vinícius or Rodrygo Goes.

Because of the economic crisis, the Sao Paulo has had to put some names in the market and Gustavo Maia has been one of them, as also it went it Antohny Matheus two Saints, that was sold to the Ajax of Ámsterdam by little less than 16 million euros. The FC Barcelona wanted to take advantage of this opportunity of market to carry to a player with big margin of progression, although in principle it will begin playing for the filial.

Gustavo Maia confirms a new tendency

Already it does some seasons that the tendency in the market of signings is changing. The big clubs have clear that the option to reinforce with young promises can be an important investment of future. Fichar To stars consecrated is increasingly complicated because of the inflation of the prices -more now that have left of ingresar by the stop of the parties- and bet by 'projects of crack' is an alternative that contemplates .

Given the new circumstances of market, has very in account Brazil, that has been during a lot of years the cradle of big players. Thus, the FC Barcelona is making follow-up to a lot of players that could interest of face the future, so much to reinforce the first team as to do it with the filial, with projection to finish them drafting in the first staff. Gustavo Maia, as it went it Matheus Fernandes, is a signing that confirms this tendency.

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