Joao Cancelo en un amistoso del Manchester City

DECISIVE HOURS FOR THE OPERATION

Against the clock! This is the first 'official' offer from Barça for Joao Cancelo

Published:1/09/2023 - 08:26h

Updated:1/09/2023 - 13:47h

FC Barcelona sent the first official offer for Joao Cancelo on Thursday night. The next few hours will be key to define if Manchester City accepts the conditions proposed by the Catalans

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Although during these days had taken for granted the traspaso of Joao Cancel, the reality is that the FC Barcelona had not done to arrive the first official offer to the Manchester City to achieve the incorporation of the Portuguese. The negotiations between both clubs had kept during these last weeks and, in fact, already existed green light for the traspaso, but had not materialised in paper. The culés sent the documentation 24 hours before the closing of the market of signings.

As they coincide several sources, the picture 'citizen' received the offer of the Barça around the 23:30 hours of the day of yesterday. The same is of a cession by a season in which the Catalans engage to assume the whole of the wage of the player of 29 years. As it had confirmed yesterday, it deleted the option of purchase for the summer of 2024, that went to rondar between the 20 and 25 million euros.

Everything depends of the Manchester City

Like this then , the Catalan entity has put on the table the option to do with the services of Cancel through a simple cession. There is not feeling of surprise in the Etihad Stadium, put the conditions (even with the last changes) had argued during these last days, but now in the City Condal are expecting of a formal answer to know if they approve or no the terms of the traspaso.

In the meantime, the right side keeps in Portugal waiting for having green light to travel to Barcelona and subject to the corresponding medical examinations and, finally, sign his agreement for the cession. Already they have happened a few days since I Cancel requested to the technical body of the City the possibility of ausentarse while it resolved his future and now only remains that it receive the call of the Barcelona. It has taken much more of what expected .

The Barça looks for a formula

Simultaneously to the operation, from the dispatches of the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper keep in the research of the corresponding formula to inscribe to the players, included Joao. It confirmed that the corresponding money to the 'crowbar' of the resale of Barça Vision will not arrive to time and that Joan Laporta, beside his treasurer Ferran Olivé, would see again in the obligation to endorse to register to the footballers. The mount that they would have to present would brush the 30 million euros.

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