Martin Braithwaite celebrates one of his goals in front of the Real Sociedad

THE DEPARTURE OF THE FORWARD IS IMMINENT

Braithwaite's fate is debated between two LaLiga clubs

Published:1/08/2022 - 09:01h

Updated:1/08/2022 - 12:14h

Martin Braithwaite will leave FC Barcelona shortly. Although the striker's priority was to stay, Xavi Hernández closed all the doors of the first team for him and, now, he could continue in LaLiga with Celta or Getafe

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The cycle of Martin Braithwaite like player of the FC Barcelona is very near to culminate. The player of 31 years knew from the end of the 2021-22 that did not explain in the plans of Xavi Hernández for the present season and, in spite of his inerés in remaining , will finish leaving in front of the possibility to remain without team to three months of the start of the Glass of the World of Catar, since the Barça will give him letter of freedom if it does not find team.

In this sense, the journalist Manu Sainz advanced in 'ACE' that the Celtic of Vigo and the Getafe are the teams that, for the moment, lucen better outlined in the 'career' by the Danish. For the forward culé, the ideal is to follow playing in LaLiga, tournament in which it debuted in the summer of 2018 with the Leganés. For the Galicians, Martin represents an interesting variant for suplir to a Santi Mina that it will have to expect until October by the resolution of his problems with the justice.

The one of Vigo faces a conviction of until 4 years of prison by sexual abuse, but could be absolved in October. However, the Celtic keeps him separated of the staff and Eduardo Coudet needs another attacker to accompany to Iago Sails. In the case of the group 'azulón', Quique Sánchez Flores wants to fichar to a '9' independently of what suceda with Borja Mayoral, the one who still does not resolve his exit of the Real Madrid.

With agreement until June of 2024 and a clause of rescission of 300 million euros, the most likely is that the one of Esbjerg leave yielded, although the Barça looks for a traspaso definite. The priority, in the worst of the cases, is that his new club assume the whole of his wage (4 million euros by season), a mount that it has been one of the main obstacles to transact his exit.

The rugged step of Braithwaite by the Barça

Martin fichó by the Barça on 21 February 2020, to few weeks that the world paralysed by the pandemia of the COVID-19. The club requested to LaLiga the possibility to incorporate a forward in front of the drop of long length of Ousmane Dembélé and the directive headed by Josep Bartomeu fixed in the then '9' of the Leganés, the one who came to convert 13 goals in 48 parties with the 'pepineros'.

Bartomeu opted for crediting the 18 'kilos' of his clause of rescission and give him agreement by four seasons, contemplating the possibility to yield him in the summer of this year. However, the pandemia and the bad sportive results of this year threw to the fret the plans and Braithwaite remained two seasons more, in spite of the criticisms of the fans and of his scarce offensive contribution.

In total, the '12' converted 10 so many in 52 apparitions like culé, being the 2020-21 the season in which had more participation (1.716 minutes in 42 parties, with 7 goals and 4 assistances). In his last campaign, the forward grieve contested 4 parties (236 minutes, 2 goals and 1 assistance) because of an injury of knee that kept him almost five months of drop. When going back of his injury, no longer had place in the team after the arrivals of Ferran Torres, Adama Traoré and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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