Arnau Martínez during the Girona-Atlético de Madrid (0-1)


Girona puts an Arnau Martínez on the market that Barça must be aware of

Published:14/03/2023 - 00:57h

Updated:14/03/2023 - 00:57h

Arnau Martínez is one of the best options offered by the Spanish market as far as right-backs are concerned. Girona have confirmed that they will listen to offers for the 19-year-old player and FC Barcelona knows that they will have a lot of competition for him

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The FC Barcelona has between his priorities for this summer fichar a right side and the Girona has in his list of transferibles an option that likes a lot to Xavi Hernández. It treats of Arnau Martínez, by the one who the group 'blanquirrojo' already has left clear that will listen offers in the next market, splitting of the price of his clause, 20 million euros, like initial figure to negotiate.

In this sense, the Barça knows that it will not have easy the 'career' by the ex canterano culé. The Athletic of Madrid has advanced contacts with the directive of the Girona from does several weeks, to request of Diego Simeone that has not attained to find a reliable defender to occupy of the right-handed side from the exit of Kieran Trippier. The 'Cholo' could see him closely the Monday in the party where the 'colchoneros' imposed by the minimum (0-1), with the defender contesting the 90 minutes.

The plans of the Girona with Arnau Martínez

Quique Prison, sportive director of the Catalan group, explained to 'ACE' that the Girona will not close the door to the side in summer, although his agreement finalises in June of 2025. "It is a very young footballer, that goes doing steps to in front in his career and the truth is that it goes jumping the obstacles of remarkable way. This being an important player and, when being so young, does that there are quite a lot of clubs that ask and interest . We are opened to negotiate if it arrives an offer that allow us grow, pose us things, but go to expect".

On the interest of the Athletic, Prison explained that, for the moment, will not filter any negotiation, as all handles of confidential form. "It is a player that causes feeling, ask after he and inside Spain there are big teams to which likes them. It is an interesting player and that has value", sentenced the director of the Girona. The one of Premià of Dalt has added a pair of goals and assistances in 23 parties this season with the ones of Miguel Ángel Sánchez, 'Michel'.

The Barça does not lose of sight to the side

Further of the very directed that lucen the negotiations between Girona and Athletic, the Barça knows that, once free sufficient margin salarial, can convince to Arnau to return to the club of the that went out in 2016, as the 20 'kilos' of his clause are not a figure impagable. In front of a formal interest culé, the side can avoid his traspaso to the Aleti, as long as the Barça do not arrive very late to the bidding. For the 'colchoneros', one of the alternative is ficharle this year and leave him a more yielded season in Girona so that it win more shooting.

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