Marlon Santos in a party of pre-season with the Barça

THE BARÇA APUNTALA THE DEFENCE

Marlon falls for Valverde, that prefers to Íñigo Martínez

Published:5/08/2017 - 20:44h

Updated:5/08/2017 - 20:45h

Although the defence of the Barça seemed closed, in the last days has produced a change of last hour. To Ernesto Valverde did not finish to convince him his options and therefore it would have asked to Íñigo Martínez, that would do that Marlon Santos went out yielded

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The Barça continues working in the preparation of the staff for the season that comes, and although there were plots that seemed closed, in the last days have precipitated some events that could give place to some retouching. It is the case of the defence, to which could arrive Íñigo Martínez by request expresses of Ernesto Valverde and of which would go out Marlon Santos.

The Txingurri has good reports of the central Basque, an aim that in the Camp Nou already was followed from did some years, and finally his election could fulfil if the Catalans do effective a clause of rescission that reaches the 32 million euros.

With the arrival of Íñigo, the main victim would be Marlon, that could go out yielded to some team of First Division. Although Valverde 'mimó' to the Brazilian in his arrival to the City Condal, now would see him like the link more debil of the defence, by what to his 21 years would have to go out to look for minutes, with the Betis or the Leganés like main applicants to do with his services.

The exit of Marlon Santos of the Barça would free besides one of the contingents for non-EU players, doing place like this to the foreign signings that could arrive and explaining that the only square awarded would be the one who has Luis Suárez.

Defensive doubts?

During the last weeks, Ernesto Valverde has analysed in depth to the staff of the Barça, to do an idea of which are the fortresses and the weaknesses of the Barcelona changing room. As they aim some means of the Catalan press, Marlon would not have been the only object of his doubts, but it neither would be convinced with Thomas Vermaelen, to the that looks for exit, neither Samuel Umtiti, something that to be true would be a problem given the good feelings that has left the French.

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