Today is the deadline for 2021/2022 summer transfers. We bring you all the latest live deals, news and transactions from FC Barcelona.
Official: RB Leipzig sign Ilaix Moriba
After a long and protracted transfer battle that also involved Chelsea and Tottenham, it was German side, RB Leipzig who snapped Ilaix Moriba to a five years deal. The deal is said to be worth €16m including bonuses and will last for five years. This will come as a big blow to both Chelsea and Tottenham who wanted to bring the youngster to London.
Reacting to the signing, Ilaix was quoted as saying – “We have big goals this season and I can’t wait to take on this challenge at Leipzig!”
Official: Rey Manaj Loaned to Spezia
The Albanian striker has been officially sent on a season long loan to Serie A side, Spezia with an option to buy the forward for €2.7 million at the end of the season. The striker earned the move after impressing in the preseason and going on to become the club’s top scorer friendly matches before the start of La Liga.
He is seen as far behind in the pecking order by Koeman especially with Kun Aguero and Ansu Fati set to return soon to the squad.
Rumors: Barca and Atletico Madrid are negotiating a Possible Swap Deal Involving Griezmann
Spanish tabloids are reporting that some deadline day deal may happen with Griezmann as there are rumors the French forward may be in a possible swap deal back to his former club. The alleged players involved in the trans-border movement are touted to be Saul Niguez or Joao Felix.
It is believed Barca has entered a late negotiation with the capital side for a possible deal. Everything is till rumors at this point, and we will keep tabs on the latest developments on this one.
It is no longer news that Spurs tried to snap up Ilaix Moriba, but the deal fell through and the London based side landed the former Real Betis man instead.
Emerson has undergone his medicals at=head of his transfer to Tottenham who will pay up to €30million (£25.7m) for Emerson’s signature. Koeman earlier suggested that Sergino Dest and Oscar Mingueza are enough for the right back position. Emerson has already debuted in La Liga and started the last game against Getafe at the Camp Nou.
Other Players Sold So Far By FC Barcelona in 2021/2022 Summer Transfer
- Jean-Claire Todibo,
- Carles Alena,
- Junior Firpo
- Konrad de la Fuente,
- Francisco Trincao,
- Sergio Akieme, and
- Emerson Royal