Jordi Cruyff, sports director of FC Barcelona


Barça is resigned to the idea of ​​not being able to sign in winter

Published:7/12/2022 - 23:30h

Updated:7/12/2022 - 23:30h

FC Barcelona is preparing for a winter market with little movement. After two intense windows in 2022, it is expected that in January the financial 'fair play' will make it impossible to sign, as explained by Jordi Cruyff himself

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The 'fair play' financial of LaLiga follows amargando to the directive of the FC Barcelona. The 'crowbars' saved the market of summer, but in winter the things aim to be very different. The past season, the club fichó three forwards in January, those who beside Dani Alves arrived to improve a staff that resembled derives it during the first-half of the 2020/21. This season the reality is different, but is clear that, at least, a pair of reinforcements, would fall of wonder to the ones of Xavi Hernández.

However, the panorama is not at all alentador of face to the wintry market. Jordi Cruyff, sportive director of the Barça, commented in an interview with 'Sportive World' that, to day of today, the club gives almost by safe that will not be able to fichar in January. "It has said it publicly the president, yes, that is almost impossible. It is not question of pessimism or optimisms, is to be realistic. If it can not , it can not and we will continue with the staff that have", explained.

Likewise, the director sustained that the staff is competitive and the have 17 players mundialistas shows it. "Of course, in the football always want to improve and have ideas to do this and the another but if it can not , to struggle and in LaLiga are in a good line; I expect that we can continue it in the second part of the season", argued Cruyff. The Barça is leader with two points of advantage on the Real Madrid, but could finish the year second if it punctures home on 31 December in front of the Espanyol.

However, further of the possibility of no fichar, Jordi ensured that there are not plans to activate the return of Nico González, a possibility that argues from does several months in the surroundings blaugrana. "There is a cession of a year and in a principle that is the idea. There have not been changes to day of today", emphasized Cruyff. Like this the things, the mediocentro will remain until June in Valencia, but will return in summer to Catalonia.

The possible exits of Jordi Alba and Busquets

On the other hand, the sportive director did not evade 'wet' regarding the future of Jordi Alba and Sergio Busquets. "Sergio is a player súper special, a 'one club man' that has been all his life in a club and arrives a moment in that, with a so special player, the first that has is a respect on the how and the when of the decision that wants to take. Obviously, the club is in permanent contact with him and with his agents, the normal, and when it arrive the moment will take a conjoint decision", explained on the '5', the one who culminates agreement in June.

To his time, left clear how is the 'case Alba', after clearing that the renewal of Alejandro Balde is when falling. "We are not still in this subject (the exit of the '18'). Nowadays the staff no longer are an eleven headline but have different profiles of sides, of head offices, of means, of attackers, of extreme… All are a bit different and the trainer needs to have to his disposal the best possible staff", finalised Cruyff.

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