Deco completes its first big signing with the arrival of Vitor Roque

Published:3/12/2023 - 08:18h

Updated:3/12/2023 - 08:18h

FC Barcelona has closed the signing of Vitor Roque for the winter market and, with it, Deco's first major operation as culé sports director. The arrival of the '9' represents a blow to the table for a Barça still in financial problems

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The signing of Vitor Roque in January supposes a big news for the FC Barcelona of face to the second half of the 2023/24. The offensive problems of the team in the last weeks evidenciaron the need of fichar a forward in January and, as it was foreseen, the forward of 18 years will arrive to Catalonia at all more begin the year to help to the team to trace back in LaLiga, arrive as far as possible in Champions and to compete in the Supercopa Spanish as in the Glass of Rey.

In this sense, the signing of 'Tigrinho' supposes the first big operation that attains to close Deco at the head of the sportive direction culé. Although the ex international luso already had participation the year happened in the signing of Rapinha and, this year, in the arrivals of Joao Félix and Joao Cancel, the negotiation by the forward of 18 years always was in his hands and the ones of Joan Laporta. Thanks to his work, the Barça could convince to the player of descartar to other 'big' European to dress the Barcelona T-shirt.

The Barça only awaits by the 'ok' of LaLiga to present to Vitor Roque

Although the Barça still has not done official the arrival of Vitor, the cúpula culé is optimistic of face to obtain the 'ok' of LaLiga to close his registration. The club has pending to do box with the 40 million euros that owes the bottom German investor Free corresponding on sale of 29,5% of Barça Studios, in addition to freeing mass salarial with the injury of Gavi and perceive a compensation of 7.5 'kilos' that the FIFA will award to the club by his drop until the next season.

Like this the things, the Barça trusts to have sufficient 'Fair Play' financial to have Vitor Roque from beginnings of year. The ones of Xavi Hernández will return to the action after the stop navideño the Thursday 4 January in front of the UD The Palms and, afterwards, will travel to Arabia to contest the Supercopa Spanish. There it could debut 'Tigrinho', maybe in the semis in front of the Osasuna on 11 January.

Deco And Laporta attained to resolve a very complex operation

In spite of the insistence of the Athletico Paranaense to delay the arrival of the '9' to Catalonia until the summer of 2024, so much Deco like Joan Laporta attained to convince to the group carioca to accept the terms of a traspaso that closed by 30 million fixed euros more 31 'kilos' extra in variables. The Barça left clear from beginnings of year his intention to contribute by the forward of 18 years, with which advanced to clubs like Arsenal, PSG and the own Real Madrid. This Thursday, the '9' will sack officially of the 'Furaçao' with the mind put in his debut like culé.

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