ACCORDING TO GERARD ROMERO
Surprising change of script: Barça would be one step away from signing Azpilicueta
Published:26/07/2022 - 00:33h
Updated:26/07/2022 - 08:31h
The FC Barcelona would have to 'shot' the signing of César Azpilicueta, pertinent of the Chelsea. The negotiations would be very advanced after an unexpected change of script in the position of the London team
Everything seems to indicate to that there will be revenge by part of Chelsea with the FC Barcelona, after them 'snatched' the signing of Jules Koundé (next to concretise ). In spite of the recent informations, the Barcelona club yes would be very near to do with the services of the player of 32 years by the next two seasons (more an optional).
According to the information of the journalist Gerard Romero in 'Jijantes', is everything almost smart so that the right side navarro turn into the new player of the Barcelona picture. The operation is slope of fringes and from the club, in fact, already would be preparing the details for when it was announced of official way.
Likewise, in 'Catalonia Irradiate' have stood out that the Barça has advanced of considerable way in the traspaso of Azpilicueta and that the negotiations with Chelsea are in good port, put the operation ceraría by a relatively cheap "figure", as they explain in the emisora. Before, it had informed that the group of the Stamford Bridge would leave to leave to his captain by five million more variable euros.
The pressure of the player has been key so that the Barça could complete the operation, put his wish always has been to add to the sportive project directed by Xavi Hernández. In Chelsea would have preferred that it remained , as it confirmed Thomas Tuchel does some days in press conference. "I am not very safe of if I want to give to Azpi what he wants to. This also goes on what want to we, what wants the team", said the German trainer.
In this same opportunity cleared that "only I have to do the comparison between what a lot of that has cost us bring to Koulibaly, that is also international and more or less of the same age", adding that "I see them to the same level [to Koulibaly and Azpilicueta], but the Barcelona no, so I am not sure if I want to give him what want to, because it is a big player. My work is not only give him to him what want to, but look for what is better for Chelsea". His words would have remained in a threat.
Xavi, key in the operation
The best ally of the Barça in this market of signings has been Xavi Hernández, the one who has commissioned directly no only to convince to the players with his sportive project, but also that they expect and are patient. Already it happened with Robert Lewandowski and is sucediendo with Jules Koundé and César Azpilicueta. This Monday, in fact, the newspaper 'ACE' desvelaba that had called to the navarro to ask him calm and do him a promise.
Of agreement to this information, did him a promise that can be key: it will not leave him 'thrown' and that the operation of Koundé is not tied to his, asking him patience to resolve his future in the weeks to come. Everything seems to indicate to that the panorama is cleared and the egarense will fulfil his promise. The next days will be key.