THE BENFICA CENTER, A REAL OPTION?
Florentino Luis, the last 'pearl' that would be on Barça's agenda
In the midst of all the rumors about the FC Barcelona transfer market, the name of Florentino Luís has appeared on the Catalans' radar as a possible replacement for Sergio Busquets. The starting price of him would be 40 million euros
The FC Barcelona is scheduling the season 2023-2024 and the maximum priority will be the signing of a mediocentro that can collect the witness of Sergio Busquets. It will be a task more than complicated, put with the no arrived of Lionel Messi has confirmed that the economic situation of the club is to the limit and that, if there is not numerous exits and discounts of wage, will be impossible that the club reinforce as it pretends during this summer.
It is thus that from the City Condal do not have 'married' with an alone plan to reinforce the medullary, but they already have a long and important list of candidates to occupy the position of pivote. Florentino Luís has been the last in colarse in the diary, as they have informed from 'SPORT'. It had called the attention during the phase of groups of the Champions league, by his big capacity to recover balloons, power fisica and regularity, by what from the sportive direction would be very attentive to his situation in the Benfica.
Florentino Luís, with agreement until 2027
The Portuguese footballer has turned into one of the big talents 'exported' of the quarry of the Benfica, to where arrived during the 2010. It has gone growing to slow step, but from his promotion to the first team in the 2019 has given the first samples of quality that carried him to leave yielded to the ACE Monaco and Getafe, until returning for the season 2022-2023 to the picture luso, where has turned into an indisputable player.
In this season added 54 parties between all the competitions (3.812 minutes of action) with 45 titularities. In Champions League was a 'fixed' in the ten presentations of the Benfica, presenting as the angular stone of the team. It is thus that already consider him like one of the most important players of the staff, although no descartan his sale if it arrives a conclusive offer. Although has agreement until 30 June and a clause of rescission of 120 million euros, would leave it go out by 40 'kilos'.
Florentino, a bet "to reasonable price"
The true is that the Portuguese midfield player has colado in the diary of several important teams of Europe, like the Aston Villa, AC Milan and Liverpool. All have sondeado his incorporation, by this price, but have not reached any agreement. In Barcelona key, there is not consensus: The sportive direction values that it is a "positional player very strong" and stand out that in these last years has improved in lasalida of balloon, but Xavi Hernández has other options like priorities.