Joan Laporta, president of the Barça


Laporta does not rule out De Jong's departure and talks about Dembélé's extension

Published:17/05/2022 - 21:14h

Updated:17/05/2022 - 21:14h

In the interview for the Catalunya Ràdio program 'Tot Costa', Joan Laporta spoke about the possible sale of Frenkie de Jong. In addition, he spoke about the renewals of Ousmane Dembélé and Dani Alves

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The FC Barcelona expects to concretise the arrival of several players to reinforce his staff of face to the next season. Nevertheless, the delicate economic situation of the club represents a big hándicap for the culés that, in principle, will see forced to make a series of 'manoeuvres' in order to tackle the incorporation of the reinforcements chosen. In this regard it has pronounced the president of the entity, Joan Laporta, in an interview with the program 'Tot Coast' of Catalonia Ràdio. Besides, it spoke on the renewals of Ousmane Dembélé and Dani Alves.

One of the alternatives that handle in the offices culés would be the sale of a name of weight that leave a big figure in the arks of the club, with Frenkie of Jong 'signalled' as one of the possible sacrificed. On the traspaso of the Dutch, 'Jan' ensured that "there are players that are sought-after and receive offers. We will do what more suit to the club. If they go out the economic crowbars that we want to activate, any player will go out by economic reasons. In the sportive terrain command Xavi and Mateu Alemany and finish deciding the sportive direction of the club. I will follow what say the professionals of the club", leaving him the open door to the exit of the '21'.

Likewise, the maximum mandator of the Barcelona institution expressed on the situation of Ousmane Dembélé, the one who finishes agreement with the club in little more than a month. Laporta Affirmed that the footballer would be considering other options and that would be giving him an answer to the club the next week. "I think that he would want to remain, but is very tempted by other options that offer him some conditions that they consider that they are better that ours. Already it has our offer and will answer us next week. To us it would like us have already the subject solved but can not force because Dembélé finish agreement".

Of equal form. It added that in spite of the good relation that exists between the club and the footballer, the influence of his representatives would affect his final decision. "We have done him an offer because to the trainer likes him, to me also, and therefore we have done an important effort taking into account the economy of the club. There is a good personal relation with the player in the changing room, has arrived his fellow Auba, but has some representatives that look after his interests and expect that his decision was to renew".

The renewal of Dani Alves is possible

Finally, the president spoke about the extension of the agreement of Dani Alves, the one who wants to follow his bond with the Barça, at least, until end of year. "Dani Has fulfilled the aims by which was fichado. Now there is a pending conversation with the sportive managers that will communicate me his decision. To him it does him illusion play the World-wide and to us, his attitude has liked us. It has not interfered in the economy of the club and has helped to the integration of the new", leaving glimpse that his renewal would be on the table.

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