Junior Firpo, celebrating a goal with Real Betis


Radical twist: The signing of Junior for Barça approaches

Published:2/08/2019 - 17:18h

Updated:3/08/2019 - 16:25h

Some million euros separate FC Barcelona and Real Betis in the signing of Junior Firpo. The two parts, however, are optimistic and think that the agreement will close properly

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Closed already the traspaso of Malcom Oliveira to the Zenith by 40 millions more 5 in variables, the FC Barcelona is had to be followed working to balance the staff and fulfil with the needs that still has, like the arrival of a left side that achieve to reduce the wear and the minutes of Jordi Alba, and that in the future can argue him the place.

The preferred for this committed is not another that Junior Firpo, the first option of the Barça and the footballer by the one who is negotiating from does weeks with the Real Betis. Until it does very few days seemed that the operation kept stagnated, and that the relations between the two parts had cooled . With the sale of Malcom, however, all has given a radical twist.

In 'Wave Zero' ensure since the side of the Betis will sign with the Barcelona by a figure that will turn around the 25 millions, whereas in Seville practically take for granted the agreement to fault that they resolve the last fringes of the operation. The Barça did not want to exceed the 20 'kilos' in the signing, but could finish yielding and arrive until the 25 millions, although it was with variables.

Now it will have of more liquidity with the sale of Malcom, and the aim is that Junior Firpo can turn into new Barcelona reinforcement before the Barça travel the Monday to United States to contest two friendly in front of the Naples, the Wednesday in Miami and the Saturday in Detroit. It would be presented along the weekend, and the Monday would form part of the expedition.

It can, even, that travel course to United States directly and there happen the medical proofs, being presented to his just return before initiating LaLiga Santander 2019-20. It was as it was, from 'MD' and 'Wave Zero' ensure that the operation every time is more near to concretise , by what the FC Barcelona could see completed his defence in very little time.

The Barça, near to complete his defence

This Friday already has risen to Moussa Wagué to the first team to complement the right side and happen to Sergi Roberto to the centre of the field. With Umtiti, Hammered, Lenglet and Todibo of head offices, so only is missing that it arrive Junior Firpo to support to Jordi Alba in the left side. Like this, with Nélson Semedo like titling in the right-handed lane, the Barça will see reinforced his defence to surpass the challenges of the next season.

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