Gianluigi Donnarumma in a warming with the PSG


The meeting with Raiola that truncated the signing of Donnarumma by Barça

Published:8/09/2021 - 12:18h

Updated:8/09/2021 - 12:18h

FC Barcelona met with Mino Raiola to try to sign Gianluigi Donnarumma before the goalkeeper committed to PSG. Unfortunately, the culés had to resign to the Italian by the high pretensions of his representative

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Gianluigi Donnarumma arose in midsummer happened like an option of gold for the goal of the FC Barcelona​. The Italian finished agreement with the Milan and had arrived free, by what was to all the levels a bargain that offered the market veraniego. To his 22 years, the now ex milanista came to be the best goalkeeper of the Series To and of the Eurocopa, where proclaimed champion with the Italian selection.

By all this, the Barça interested by his situation and tried to do with his services. Fabrizio Romano, skilled journalist in the market of signings, has ensured recently that the Barcelona even arrived to gather with Mino Raiola, representative of the archer of Castellammare gave Stabia. However, this meeting was the principle of the end of the possible incorporation of the put to the Catalan picture.

The known agent asked a lot of money so that his customer joined to the Barcelona, something that moved away to the club barcelonista. In addition to an important wage, the also representative of Paul Pogba or of Erling Haaland also wanted an important premium for 'Gigi' and for him, something to what the blaugrana did not access. Therefore, after this meeting the Barça darse that it had to forget of the goalkeeper.

But after his glorious Eurocopa and taking into account his age, quality and potential, Raiola did not take too much in finding a club of willing level to pay what asked. Paris Saint-Germain fulfilled with the expectations of the Italian agent and of his customer, that signed by the Parisians this past summer until 2026 to compete with Keylor Navas by a place in the eleven headline of Mauritius Pochettino.

Donnarumma, acting in the PSG

In these moments, Donnarumma is being acting in Paris and the costarricense is being the elected by the Argentinian trainer. It will be necessary to see if this situation changes in the next months or if the technician decides to give him to the ex milanista the Champions League. It is usual when two big goalkeepers compete by the place that one play in league and the another in Europe and the Glass, something that could suceder in this case.

It fits to say that in the Barcelona, in case that the Italian had signed, had had even more problems to be headline by in front of Marc-André ter Stegen. The German is probably one of the three better goalkeepers of the world beside Jan Oblak and to Thibaut Courtois, by what 'Gigi' had split like acting. It can that that was another of the reasons by which the archer finish choosing to PSG.

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