Francisco Trincao, during a party with the Sporting de Braga


OFFICIAL: The FC Barcelona signs Francisco Trincao for 31 million euros

Published:31/01/2020 - 12:47h

Updated:31/01/2020 - 12:48h

The FC Barcelona has confirmed, with an official communiqué, the signing of Francisco Trincao until the season 2024-25. The Portuguese leading youngster will incorporate to the team this summer

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The Barça follows looking for a spare of impact for Luis Suárez of face to the future, but for the moment already has done with a young promise that is allocated to turn into one of the big forwards of Europe with the step of the years. It treats of Francisco Trincao, that will leave the Sporting of Knickers to the term of the present campaign 2019-20 to form part of the staff of the FC Barcelona.

The Barcelona club has confirmed officially the signing through a communiqué, in which it informs of the arrival of the Portuguese forward in July of 2020 in return of 31 million euros. To his 20 years, the one of Viana do Castelo was star in the World-wide past Sub-20, in which it saved of the criticisms in spite of the poor paper of his selection. His evolution in the Sporting of Knickers has not happened unobserved, and were varied the big clubs that had asked after his situation. The Barça has known to advance to all they and has done with the 'new Cristiano Ronaldo', as they call him in Portugal.

The Juventus already made an approach through Jorge Mendes, his agent of confidence and also representative of the player, to seal a conveyance with option to buy by value of 15 million euros. However, the 'vecchia signora' found with the irruption of the FC Barcelona, that has not doubted in throwing of talonario to do with the luso. Will have, to all this, a clause of rescission of 500 million euros.

Trincao Is known by his versatility, ambition and potential, that have filled of hopes to the experts of the neighbouring country. Every time they are more usual his performances with the first team, in which it accumulates 22 parties in what it goes of campaign, with a total of 899 minutes contested and a balance of three goals and six assistances in all the competitions.

His talent already has done him win a comparison halagadora, since many ensure that it resembles a youngster Cristiano Ronaldo. His physical power (round the 185 centimetres), power, speed and skill turn him into a threat by several sides, and although it can play in the three places of the front of attack, is used to to act like right extreme. This allows him explode the quality of his left leg, his favourite although it is able to manoeuvre and shoot with the two. The time will say if this hunger and the one against one are to the height of the 'crack' of Madeira.

Conversations during the negotiation by Abel Ruiz

The Barça would have put the name of Trincao on the table during the negotiations by Abel Ruiz, that will carry to the Valencian to the Primeira Ties at the end of this market of signings. After giving by finalised his stage in the Second Division B, the one of Almusafes preferred to test in a group of maximum level, and will disembark in a club that won him to the Carry the Glass of the League, that competes for going in to the international competitions and that still contests the Europe League.

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