THE 'GUNNERS' WANT THEIR LOAN
Arsenal could knock on Barça's door to take Eric García
Published:26/08/2023 - 19:41h
Updated:26/08/2023 - 19:42h
Eric García is not clear about his future at Barça. Although he wants to succeed with the Barça shirt, he also understands that the playing opportunities will not be abundant, which is why he would be open to changing teams, and Arsenal is one of the main interested parties
Eric García is one of the names that more has sounded to abandon the Barça in the present market of summer. Although Xavi has reaffirmed in more than an occasion his intentions to give him minutes of game, the ex of the Manchester City knows that it has it difficult, since has by in front to no less than four defenders: Ronald Araújo, Jules Koundé, Andreas Christensen and Iñigo Martínez. The another position in which it can exert is like pivote, but neither seems that it go to have long there, by what would not be descabellado that the FC Barcelona was considering to do without the services of the Catalan.
In front of this, arises a possible interest of the Arsenal FC of the Premier League in ficharlo. The 'Gunners' had his hopes put in that his more recent acquisition, Jurriën Timber, a Dutch that arrived pertinent of the Ajax by 40 million euros, did owner of the position. Lamentably, for the team of Mikel Arteta, the defender lesionó and will be practically all the campaign out of the terrains of game.
Arteta Values the polivalencia of Eric García
According to the portal 'Football Transfers', the Spanish technician would be looking for a player that can exert as much as central defender like pivote, by what the one of Martorell would be the elected. Besides, Arteta already knows to the '24' by the stage in which they coincided in the cast 'citizen', what turns it into the favourite for the position from London.
However, the information mentioned sustains that although the 'gunboats' are interested in fichar to Eric García, would be in quality of cession, something that the Barça does not seem to be had to accept, since they have expressed that only they would leave to leave to the Catalan in case to receive an offer of traspaso important. To judge by his value of market, that according to Transfermarkt round the 10 million euros, the mount would have to be much more high. Besides, also it would have to have the consent of the player, the one who seems to feel quite comfortable in Barcelona in spite of the current situation.
Xavi has given him few minutes of game in this campaign
In 2023, Xavi has given him opportunities of game. During the pre-season in United States, the ex of the Manchester City participated in the clashes against the 'Gunners', the Real Madrid and the AC Milan, as well as in the Trophy Joan Gamper against the Tottenham, always like axis of the saga. Aunado To this, in official competition, although it was not to title against the Getafe CF, yes went it against the Cádiz CF, ingresando to the 79' by Andreas Christensen.