OBJECTIVE NUMBER ONE
The official position of FC Barcelona in the signing of Lautaro Martínez
Published:5/08/2020 - 21:51h
Updated:5/08/2020 - 21:51h
Josep Maria Bartomeu, president of the FC Barcelona, spoke on the possible arrival of Lautaro Martínez to the Barcelona team this summer
Already it does several months that the FC Barcelona marked his priorities to reinforce the forward. Lautaro Martínez, star of the Inter of Milan, went the elected by the Barcelona sportive direction to give him the relief generacional to Luis Suárez, that fulfilled the 33 years and that every time is more near of his goodbye to the Camp Nou. The Argentinian is the elected to cover the gap of the 'gunman'.
Nevertheless, the economic crisis that has established in a lot of clubs owing to the stop of the football after the coronavirus can complicate a lot the arrival of Lautaro Martínez to the FC Barcelona. In fact, the clause of the Argentinian with the Inter of Milan, that was of 111 milliones of euros, caducó does some days and from the Camp Nou are conscious of the complicated that it will be to convince to the club 'neroazzurro' to sell to his star.
Josep Maria Bartomeu, president of the FC Barcelona, conceded this Wednesday an interview to the journalist Achraf Ben Ayad of Bein Sports in which it spoke openly on the official posture of the Barcelona club with regard to the possible arrival of Lautaro Martínez and which is the real state of the hypothetical signing of the forward of the Inter of Milan.
The maximum Barcelona mandator ensured that, in spite of that the signing of Lautaro Martínez does not have date, the FC Barcelona will speak with the Inter of Milan when it finish the Champions League: "there is not any at present planned date, all are slopes of our international parties. We are in the normality of the competition, when it finish the Champions will speak with a lot of clubs, surely also with the Inter of Milan, but this subject is stopped".
Later, Josep Maria Bartomeu went again asked after if the FC Barcelona has real intentions of fichar to Lautaro Martínez, but the answer was something ambiguous. "At present the club has big players, also in the forward. To good players always want to bring them, but as it is the economy at present is stopped", sentenced the president.
The future of Lautaro Martínez, tied to the of Luis Suárez
The derivative economic crisis of the pandemia has complicated a lot the market of signings to the FC Barcelona, reason by which will not be able to do big investments if there are not important exits. It is thus that the future of Luis Suárez will affect directly to the possible signing of Lautaro Martínez, since, in principle, the Argentinian only would have options to arrive if the Uruguayan goes and close other important sales.