Riqui Puig, player of the FC Barcelona


Serie A 'tightens' for Riqui Puig and his exit is getting closer

Published:4/07/2022 - 19:30h

Updated:4/07/2022 - 19:36h

Riqui Puig's future could be defined in the next few days. Barça has as one of its priorities to get rid of the player, so Fiorentina 'rushes' his transfer and the negotiations would be advanced

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The FC Barcelona expect to make him a 'washed of expensive' to his staff during the following summer. The Catalans expect to concretise the arrival of diverse players that reinforce the most weakened positions of the square of Xavi Hernández, and from the offices of the Camp Nou work to achieve said aim. Nevertheless, the delicate economic situation of the institution will not allow to do big investments if before they do not produce exits, by what several footballers culés are in the 'eye of the hurricane'.

In this sense, one of the main 'signalled' is Riqui Puig. The canterano debuted with the Barcelona T-shirt in LaLiga on 13 April 2019 under the orders of Ernesto Valverde and aimed to be one of the figures of the culés in the future. However, from his official promotion to the first team in the season 2020-2021 the midfield player has not known to do a gap in the staff so much of Ronald Koeman as of Xavi Hernández, by what this last already has communicated him that it does not go in in his plans for the following campaign and the club will look for him an exit.

In the City Condal expect to resolve the future of the footballer the sooner possible, and from the Series To would present as 'saviours' for the Catalans. And it is that the situation of the mediocentro could solve in the next days thanks to the Fiorentina, those who are more than interested in doing with the services of the of Matadepera and would have very advanced the conversations to close his traspaso, as it has informed the newspaper 'Sport'. The square 'violate' works in an ambitious project and have Puig for 'apuntalar' the same, by what have 'apurado' his options.

In the meantime, the 'perla' of the Farm has 'happened' of the permission of the trainer of the Barça not to present to the start of the pre-season and during this Monday appeared in the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper to happen the medical proofs with the staff of the first team. Same case of Net, the one who also did case omiso to the proposal of the of Terrasa and also did act of presence in the installations of the club. By the contrary, Lenglet, Umtiti, Mingueza, Wagué and Dembélé did not attend to the review while they define his destinations.

The Benfica is to the threaten

In addition to the 'Fiore', the Benfica also has posited like one of the big candidates to hire to Riqui. The 'eagles' would be looking for the cession of the of Matadepera, the one who would see with good eyes his signing by the lisboetas. The trainer of the Portuguese team, Roger Schmidt, has a high assessment of the player, to the one who wanted to carry in his moment to the PSV Eindhoven, by what the traspaso is more than feasible. It will remain for seeing which T-shirt will put the midfield player the following season.

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