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The Barça could reinforce his defense with an English 'pearl'

Published:16/11/2022 - 18:31h

Updated:16/11/2022 - 18:31h

Charlie O'Connell could be in Barça's plans for the winter market. The 19-year-old Englishman will be released after the end of his contract with Peterborough United

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Of face to the next windows of the market of signings, the FC Barcelona continues evaluating possible candidates to reinforce his staff. The young talent would be part of his planning and between these names appears the one of Charlie O'Connell, head office of 19 years that is a member of the Peterborough United. His signing would fit without problems in the planning of the Barcelona team, that will give priority to the free agents except that there is some important sale.

O'Connell will remain in freedom to initiate negotiations with other clubs from 1 January, all time that his agreement with the English team will expire on 1 July 2023. Besides, from the club has been the own trainer Grant McCann the one who has desvelado that the defender would not have the intention to sign his renewal, what would put him in the shop window of the free agency when his bond with the club that is a member of the third division of the English football.

Like this it has expressed it the míster, adding that the Peterborough has put on the table an offer of long length to prolong his bond, especially after the bad results that has faced the team: "they Have been some disappointing months for him. We offered him a new agreement of four years and half almost immediately after the party against the Plymouth, but unfortunately, Charlie does not go to sign".

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McCann Also has indicated that there are other big clubs interested in his services, what could suppose a serious threat for the Barcelona directive in function of this operation To his time, regret that O'Connell can not continue in the Peterborough: "Obviously, his agent has said him that Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are behind him. This is really frustrante for us, since we see a real way for Charlie".

Even so, the possibility of his renewal would not be of the all descartada, although all will depend en última instancia of the change of posture that can present the English club when restarting the conversations looking for approximate to the renewal. Until not having novelties, everything aims to that will finish saying goodbye to his club in search of a better experience in a team of first division in which it can continue growing.

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