Marcos Alonso in the Chelsea preseason tour


Thomas Tuchel confirms the departure of Marcos Alonso to Barça

Published:6/08/2022 - 21:59h

Updated:7/08/2022 - 01:05h

In the press conference after Chelsea's victory against Everton (0-1), Thomas Tuchel confirmed that Marcos Alonso will leave the 'blue' team. FC Barcelona already has an agreement with the left side

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The FC Barcelona trusts to close the incorporation of Marcos Alonso as soon as possible. The Catalan entity has been negotiating with Chelsea in the last days to complete the traspaso by less than ten million euros and foresees that in the next days can be announced, waiting for that resolve the last 'fringes' of the operation.

In the meantime, in the group 'blue' have confessed that it would not have felt to include to Marcos Alonso in the plans of the team in this beginning of season if his game is imminent. It is thus that remained out of the announcement for the debut in the Premier League, this Saturday against the Everton in the Goodison Park (0-1). Thomas Tuchel spoke in this regard in room of press.

"It wants to go and we accept it. It would not have any sense do him play today", aimed the German trainer, confirming that his exit is in the final stages and that it is question of time so that the footballer formed in the quarry of the Real Madrid happen to work under the orders of Xavi Hernández by the next two seasons.

Alonso will arrive to reinforce the left side culé where, to day of today, only there is a natural player in the staff for the position: Jordi Alba. It foresees that the Catalan will split like titling indisputable, place Xavi trusts fully in him, and go rotando with the Madrilenian. The Barça will cover the backs in case and a possible injury or sanction of Alba, something by what already suffered enough in the past season.

The big victim with the arrival of the international with Spain is Alejandro Balde, the one who had added a good quantity of minutes in the pre-season of the Barça and left good feelings. With the signing of Alonso, confirms that Xavi does not see him like the spare of Jordi Alba and that only will have he when it was strictly necessary, as it already happened previously. The canterano will play in the filial under the orders of Rafa Márquez.

The details of the agreement of the Barça with Alonso

As we mentioned before, the agreement of the Barça with Chelsea for the traspaso of the footballer of 31 years will close by less than ten million euros, between fixed and variables, as it informed the skilled journalist in the market of signings Fabrizio Romano. Alonso will join to the Barcelona rows by the next two seasons and will do it renouncing to a lot of money, place will earn between six and eight millions by season to fit in the new scale salarial of the Catalan entity.

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