Barcelona have been closely linked with a transfer for Manchester Metropolis centre-back Eric Garcia and now newest stories 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 the most effective younger centre-backs in Europe in the meanwhile. Along with his contract working 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 received some worthwhile taking part in time final season. Nevertheless, Garcia’s refusal to resume his contract with the Cityzens has seen his taking part in alternatives dry up drastically this season.
Pep Guardiola even admitted that the participant shall be leaving quickly and taking part in for Barcelona sooner or later. Chatting with Aim lately, Guardiola mentioned:
“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 prime 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 will have a squad. You can not think about what it means.”
Eric Garcia shall be hoping to interrupt into the Barcelona first crew subsequent season and he could possibly be a wonderful long-term substitute for veteran defender Gerard Pique.
Barcelona have some attention-grabbing choices to make in the summertime switch window
Barcelona can have some powerful choices to make within the switch window. Whereas securing the way forward for Lionel Messi is a precedence, Ronald Koeman can even be eager to revitalize his present squad and add some recent legs.
With the deal for Eric Garcia all however finished, 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 a superb relationship with Koeman when he was the Netherlands nationwide crew 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 finest and the potential free switch of Eric Garcia within the coming days could possibly be one other step in the best course.