OFFICIAL: Barça loan Clément Lenglet to Tottenham!
Published:8/07/2022 - 20:01h
Updated:8/07/2022 - 23:20h
FC Barcelona has issued an official statement confirming the transfer of Clément Lenglet to Tottenham for the 2022-2023 season. The Beauvais-born will reinforce Antonio Conte's team
The FC Barcelona has like big priority insist in his 'operation gone out'. The club wants to free the changing room of face to the arrival of the reinforcements in this market of signings estival and the name of Clément Lenglet was on the table, place is one of the players with which Xavi Hernández did not explain of face to the season 2022-2023.
The central French of 27 years has understood that it does not have space in the Barcelona group and began an exhaustive research of team. The Tottenham was the only team that attained to convince him (although had offers also from France) and now has confirmed his traspaso to the club londinense, in quality of loan by a season and with an option of purchase.
Antonio Conte, trainer of the 'Spurs', has been key so that it produce the cession. The Italian has kept in touch with Lenglet at all times and has explained with details his project for the season, in which Lenglet will be a key piece in his team and will reinforce a defence in which they already are players like Eric Dier, Davinson Sánchez or Cristian Romero.
With his cession to the Tottenham, Lenglet fulfils one of the aims that had in case to abandon the Spotify Camp Nou: play the Champions League. The team londinense finish the Premier League 2021-22 like fourth better classified, by behind the Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea, and will go back to contest the European competition after having remained went in 2021 and 2020.
The Barça will pay part of the wage of Lenglet
The English group has done big efforts to do with the cession of Clément Lenglet, but from the first moment cleared to the FC Barcelona that were not in capacity to assume the whole of the index card of the footballer of 27 years. In this sense, as diverse informations, the Tottenham will pay only seven million euros by the wage of the central.
The mount remaining, five 'kilos', will have to pay them the Barça. It is the only asterisk of the Barcelona regarding the operation, but also understand that it was a 'penance' necessary to give continuity to his 'operation gone out', key so that the club can concretise his mission to revolutionise the staff for the season 2022-23.