Eric García, beside Pep Guardiola


Guardiola: "Eric García will be safe in the summer and we'll see if in January"

Published:25/01/2021 - 10:20h

Updated:25/01/2021 - 12:37h

Pep Guardiola, technician of the Manchester City, took for granted the signing of Eric García by the FC Barcelona and even left to fall that it can carry out in January

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Eric García keeps on being the big name that the FC Barcelona handles to reinforce the defence. To his 20 years, the central Catalan finishes agreement with the Manchester City and from the Barcelona club gives by done his arrival that will be tackled, in principle, the next month of July once have finished agreement and was free agent. This yes, Pep Guardiola no descartó that his signing can advance to January.

The technician of the Manchester City is totally resignado to lose to Eric García, that already left him clear to the club 'skyblue' that does not want to renew and that his intention is to return to the FC Barcelona, the club of his infancy and the one who formed him in the inferior categories. Pep Guardiola, after the victory of FA Cup in front of the Cheltenham Town (1-3), went back to give by stray to the central Catalan of face to the next season.

Pep Guardiola was very clear about the future of Eric García, leaving clear that goes to change of airs and only putting in doubt the moment in which it goes to confirm his goodbye definite. "We will see what happens at the end of the window of transfer", commented the trainer of the Manchester City to the journalists on the wintry market, considering that "I do not think that firm a new agreement".

Eric García will sign by the FC Barcelona and Pep Guardiola thinks that will do it in summer, although no descartó that it also can do it this same month of January if there is agreement between the Catalan club and the Manchester City. "I am quite safe that it will go at the end of the season and now, in this window of transfer of January, will depend on the clubs", said in allusion to the club culé and to the 'cityzen'.

Eric García will arrive in summer

The ways of Eric García and the FC Barcelona will go back to joint from the next summer, moment in which the Catalan already will have remained free of his agreement with the Manchester City and will be able to arrive free. Ronald Koeman asked that his signing advanced to this month of January by means of an offer to the drop, but finally his request will not be possible owing to the financial situation of the club.

The subject of the signing of Eric García treated in a meeting that kept Ronald Koeman, Carles Tusquets, Víctor Font, Joan Laporta and Toni Freixa. The technician, the president in functions and one of lso candidates (Víctor Font) were in consensus for trying his arrival in this wintry market, although the two last opted for expecting and bring it free in few months.

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