Barcelona set to finalize switch of Premier League star ‘in coming days’


Barcelona have been closely linked with a transfer for Manchester Metropolis centre-back Eric Garcia and now newest studies from Catalunya Radio declare that Laporta will finalize the defender’s contract within the coming days.

The previous La Masia product is taken into account to be probably the greatest younger centre-backs in Europe in the intervening time. Along with his contract operating out at Manchester Metropolis, Barcelona are able to swoop in and make him the primary signing of this switch window.

Nonetheless solely 20, Eric Garcia broke by to the Manchester Metropolis senior squad and acquired some beneficial enjoying time final season. Nevertheless, Garcia’s refusal to resume his contract with the Cityzens has seen his enjoying alternatives dry up drastically this season.

Pep Guardiola even admitted that the participant can be leaving quickly and enjoying for Barcelona sooner or later. Talking to Objective just lately, Guardiola stated:

“Eric Garcia is sort of a son. He was a man final season that after lockdown was our greatest central defender. He by no means made a mistake and performed within the quarter-final of the Champions League.

“He’s going to play in Barcelona and that isn’t a median participant – he’s a high participant. He was not chosen within the final two video games and it broke my coronary heart.

“That’s the reason it’s tough for all of the managers when you might have a squad. You can not think about what it means.”

Eric Garcia can be hoping to interrupt into the Barcelona first staff subsequent season and he might be a wonderful long-term alternative for veteran defender Gerard Pique.

Barcelona have some fascinating selections to make in the summertime switch window

Eric Garcia could be Barcelona
Eric Garcia might be Barcelona’s first signing beneath Joan Laporta

Barcelona could have some robust selections to make within the switch window. Whereas securing the way forward for Lionel Messi is a precedence, Ronald Koeman may also be eager to revitalize his present squad and add some contemporary legs.

With the deal for Eric Garcia all however executed, Barcelona supervisor Ronald Koeman will in all probability flip his consideration in direction of the transfers of Georginio Wijnaldum and Memphis Depay.

Each Dutch stars loved an excellent relationship with Koeman when he was the Netherlands nationwide staff supervisor and have been linked with a transfer to Barcelona in the previous few weeks.

The Catalan giants appear to be slowly getting again to their greatest and the potential free switch of Eric Garcia within the coming days might be one other step in the suitable course.

Printed 19 Mar 2021, 11:41 IST



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