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Zubimendi would prioritize the Premier League over Barça
Published:24/01/2023 - 14:10h
Updated:24/01/2023 - 14:10h
Chelsea have shown this winter market that English football is far above the rest in the ability to spend money on signings. Arsenal, current leader of the tournament, is shaping up to 'seduce' Xavi's great goal for the summer
The big present of the Real Sociedad, rival of the FC Barcelona this Wednesday in the Glass, has done that the footballers formed in the Basque quarry want to continue playing in Anoeta and take the time that consider necessary to think in his future. The reality is that the Real now same is not forced to sell, and his footballers neither want to leave in front of the first call of a 'big'.
Martin Zubimendi is the best example after renewing and include a clause of 60 million euros in his new agreement. The figure, although affordable for a lot of teams, reflects the position of the player and of the own club to sell to the mediocampista to the price that they consider, deleting like this the possibility to negotiate or arrive to other agreements, with the Barça for example.
In fact, this own market of winter, the Arsenal was had to pay the 60 'kilos' to carry to the player, but east refused the offer. The problem for the Barça, and especially for Xavi, is that this posture of the mediocentro is momentary. The true is that the Premier, and precisely the team londinense, is his first option for this 2023, or for the coming 2024.
Again 'Què t'hi jugues', explained that the player of the Real wants to finish the season in Donosti and in summer will value the offers that can arrive, giving always priority to the English football. The midfield player has preferred to remain in the Basque project for now, understanding that they can ensure a place in the next Champions League, in addition to following advancing in the current Europe League.
Competition something complicated
Another of the factors that has the player more near of England is the past of Mikel Arteta by the Real, in addition to that both share to the same representative. The relation between both is fluída, adding besides that already in 2022 the same program of 'BE' had ensured that after his renewal, Zubimendi would give priority to play in a different league to the Spaniard.