AGREEMENT WITH THE SAO PAULO
OFFICIAL: The Barça closes the signing of Gustavo Maia, who incorporates to the filial
Published:6/08/2020 - 10:30h
Updated:6/08/2020 - 10:54h
The FC Barcelona has confirmed officially the signing of Gustavo Maia, who at his 19 years arrives to the filial of the Barcelona club in an operation valued in 4,5 million euros
It was a secret to voices, but already is official. The FC Barcelona has closed definitively the signing of Gustavo Maia, that arrives pertinent of the Sao Paulo to incorporate momentáneamente to the Barcelona subsidiary, although the hope is that in the future it can occupy a place in the staff of the first team.
To his 19 years, the leading youngster Brazilian will cost to the arks culés a total of 4,5 million euros, when having added 3,5 'kilos' the Barça to the million that already credited to the Sao Paulo to ensure the option of preferential purchase of the player. Gustavo Maia signs agreement until June of 2025, and will have a clause of rescission of at all less than 300 million euros.
Gustavo Maia, international Sub-16 and Sub-17 with Brazil, stands out for being a fast and vertical extreme that is used to to act in the left band, although it is right-handed. Up to now it has played usually in the filial of the Sao Paulo, although it already has been summoned by the first team in several occasions.
His strong are the dribbling and the shot from almost any angle. The last tournament in which it stood out was the Glass Junior, and in the Barça B expects to continue improving his progression for, if possible, look for a gap in the first team of face to the future.
The Barça has fichado to a 'gunboat'
It treats of an attacker of the called 'bajitos', with a centre of low gravity but a lot of explosividad. It measures 1,67 metres of height and weighs 59 kilos, something that turns him into a footballer that moves with a big agility in the forward, with ease for the change of rhythm and that it can be lethal in the desborde, especially by his start in the first metres.
In spite of treating of an extreme, stands out by his capacity goleadora and is used to to look for constantly the rival goal, with good figures of face to door. It marked 30 goals in 36 parties in a season when it was a member of the inferior categories of Sao Paulo. The Barcelona has fichado therefore a 'gunboat' so that the next season, finally, the Barça B can rise to Second.