FINAL PHASE OF THE OPERATION
Raphinha and Barça are still waiting for the "yes" from Leeds
Published:11/07/2022 - 09:20h
Updated:11/07/2022 - 09:20h
The optimism at FC Barcelona regarding the signing of Raphinha is absolute, but the club is still waiting for Leeds United to give the final "OK" for the operation to take place
The future of Raphinha continues in the air, but in the FC Barcelona look forward to to concretise his incorporation of face to the season 2022-23. Xavi Hernández, Barcelona trainer, has asked his signing and from the managerial board are attentive to concretise his just incorporation after it sell 15% remaining of the television rights of the club, by the next 25 years.
The interest of the Barça is absolute, although it has informed that the posture of the Barcelona could change if concrete -as it seems that it will happen- the continuity of Ousmane Dembélé by two seasons. The trainer egarense, nevertheless, sees them to both compatible in his diagram. It knows that Raphinha wants to arrive to the Spotify Camp Nou and that is doing the impossible to achieve it.
The footballer of 25 years has refused all the offers that has received in his table, that have not been few. Chelsea was the main interested and arrived to an agreement with the Leeds United in an operation that arrived to the 75 million euros between fixed and variables. However, Raphinha and his agent, Deco, asked that it braked the operation.
Now the pressure is maximum, as it informed the skilled journalist in the market of signings Fabrizio Romano during the night of this Sunday: "Raphinha, presionando with Leeds to close the deal with Barcelona. It is struggling to join to the Barça in the next days after the proposal improved, still without green light final of Leeds", explained.
Raphinha, pushing with Leeds to get the deal done with Barcelona. I have's fighting to join Barça in the coming days after proposal improved - no final green light yet from Leeds. 🇧🇷 #FCB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 10, 2022
Dembélé, waiting for Barça approval after new two-year deal agreed - could be signed next week. pic.twitter.com/yhhxiye18f
In England speak of an agreement
On the contrary of what stands out the Italian journalist, in England aim that yes it would exist the "ok" final of the Leeds United so that Raphinha pass to form part of the staff culé. Ben Jacobs stood out that "I can confirm that Leeds and Barcelona finally have arrived to an agreement tonight by Raphinha. Have understood that the price of € 50 million + 10 is wrong (Leeds refused this offer does quite time) and the deal in reality costs near of € 75 millions".
Can confirm Leeds and Barcelona have finally reached an agreement this evening for Raphinha. My understanding is the €50 million + 10 fee is incorrect (Leeds rejected that offer remove some time ago) and the deal is actually worth close to €75 million.— Ben Jacobs (@JacobsBen) July 10, 2022