Rafinha Alcántara, yielded to the Celtic of Vigo


OFFICIAL: Rafinha renews with Barça and leaves on loan to Celta

Published:2/09/2019 - 19:05h

Updated:2/09/2019 - 19:25h

Rafinha Alcantara has extended his contract with FC Barcelona, ​​which ended in June 2020, in order to be transferred to Celta de Vigo. Both clubs have made the operation official and the midfielder will return to Vigo six years later

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The FC Barcelona and the Celtic of Vigo already have done official the cession of Rafinha Alcántara to the group vigués for this season. In the official communiqué, the team barcelonista has announced that the mediapunta has renewed until the summer of 2021. His agreement finalised in 2020, with what his exit in shape of cession only was possible if before it renewed.

Rafinha Will go back to which went his house during the course 2013-2014 after happening the last five seasons in Can Barça. The Hispanic-Brazilian has not attained to shine as it expected in the Camp Nou by fault of the injuries and looks forward to reconducir his career this year in Vigo to return with more strength.

In the communiqué that did the culés remained clear the conditions of this loan to the Galician group. The Celtic will commission to pay the index card of Rafinha during this course and besides will pay around 1,5 million euros in concept of variables. The Barça, therefore, will win something of money with this operation.

The celtiñas complete with the mediapunta born in Sao Paulo a team very ilusionante that it has to aspire to Europe this season. The canterano will coincide in Vigo with the ex Barcelona Denis Suárez, that has arrived traspasado to Galicia this same summer. The ex of the Manchester City, the Hispanic-Brazilian, Iago Sails and Santi Mina, that arrived of Valencia, will form the line of attack of the Celtic.

Valencia decided not going to by Rafinha

Valencia was the club that split in the 'pole position' to do with the signing of the canterano culé. The valencianistas had the "himself" of the player, that preferred to go to a team Champions if it went out of the Barcelona. Marcelino also wanted to him and did strength to convince to the club, but Peter Lim denied to spend the 12-15 million euros that asked the Barça by him.

The refusal of the Valencian group carried to the Barça to pose the continuity of a Rafinha that explained for Ernesto Valverde. Finally, the club and the footballer have decided that the best was the renewal and the cession to have minutes. It is necessary to remember that the mediapunta happened big part of the past year lesionado and that needs minutes and parties to go back to be the one of before. In the Celtic goes to have spare opportunities to show that it can have place in the future FC Barcelona.

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