Julian Araujo in the MLS


Julián Araújo gives his exciting first words after landing in Barcelona

Published:16/02/2023 - 20:15h

Updated:16/02/2023 - 20:16h

Thinking about the future of the right back, Barça closed the agreement for the young Julián Araujo who this Thursday has arrived in Barcelona waiting for his signing to be made official

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The Mexican Julián Araujo arrived this Thursday to Barcelona to close his transfer with the Catalan club and integrate to the filial culé. To his arrive to the city, the right side did not hide his emotion for giving this pas in his career. "Very happy of this big step in my career and smart to give him with everything by this big club", said in front of the media that expected it in the airport.

Pertinent of the THE Galaxy of the MLS, the player of 21 years, will add to the Barça Atlètic of his compatriot Rafa Márquez, after it could not close his signing to the first team in the market of transfers of winter, due to the fact that the documents did not arrive to time by alone 18 seconds. In front of this Araujo will train with the filial while it expects the resolution of the Court of Sportive Arbitration (TAD) with regard to his appeal against the decision of the FIFA of not allowing his registration in the market of winter.

The Barça argued that the delay in the paperwork was due to a computer error of the maximum international organism and thus it understands that his agreement with THE Galaxy has to be approved. In this sense, the Barcelona club sustains that his agreement with Araujo is in force by what the player arrived to Spain to train with the Barça Atlètic and try not losing his physical rhythm.

Waiting for that it can add competitive minutes, the player explained: "My put is to reach my potential maximum, need to be in Europe because there the football is of world-wide class, the sky is the limit, am 21 years old and God has put me in this position, in this sport to reach my maximum capacity and want to do what was to arrive here".

It will be necessary to expect a bit more

As it was the determination of the TAS, in case of not favouring to the Barça, the Mexican could finish the season without playing, only training, or be yielded until then by the Galaxy to a third club, in accordance with what affirmed Greg Vanney, technician of the Californian team, the past week. On the arrival of the player, Rafael Márquez explained to be thrilled by the arrival of Julián to his project.

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