Always in search of a new right defender, FC Barcelona would have set its sights on one of the nuggets of the Spanish championship.
the FC Barcelona has started a new project since the return of Joan Laporta as president. The Blaugranas have regained ambition and means to win titles in Spain and the European Cup. This season, the many investments made by Barça seem to have paid off. Xavi’s men won the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid and at mid-season the Blaugranas are still leaders in La Liga with a 3-point lead. With this in mind, the leaders of FC Barcelona would like to continue their strategy by recruiting a new right-back. Barça’s recruitment cell checked off several names, Juan Foyth, Pedro Porro and Arnaud Martinez. The young Spanish defender from Girona is highly appreciated by Xavi and the staff of FC Barcelona. Sparkling for his first season with the professionals, the 19-year-old side would like to take a step forward by joining a more upscale club.
Arnau Martinez was trained at La Masia and FC Barcelona would like to repatriate him during the summer transfer window. The good relationship between Barca and Girona could also facilitate this transaction. The Blaugrana will have the means to strengthen this summer and the 19-year-old defender has a release clause of 20 million euros.
FC Barcelona Mercato: Xavi confirms the Arnau Martinez track
On the eve of the displacement of the FC Barcelona in Girona, Xavi spoke in a press conference about Arnau Martinez. The Spanish coach said: Arnaud? He’s a full-back we’re tracking, he’s got personality, he’s interesting. »
The Spanish side would be FC Barcelona’s priority to strengthen its defensive line. The Catalans could take advantage of tomorrow’s game to initiate contacts with the Girona leaders. At the same time, this match could be a great opportunity for Arnau Martinez to shine and convince the leaders of Barça.