Learn about Barcelona’s transfer market news on Friday, September 24, 2021, and what are the upcoming deals and the candidates to join the Blaugrana in the Mercato?
The curtain was brought down on the summer transfer market 2021, which witnessed a great revolution in Barcelona due to the huge financial crisis that the Joan Laporta administration tried to deal with in various ways.
Barcelona lost the services of its historical star Lionel Messi after the failure to renew his contract due to the economic situation, while he was forced to abandon a number of young players, whether on loan or sale to improve his budget.
Barcelona has signed three players for free, “Memphis Depay, Sergio Aguero and Eric Garcia.”
In the last hours of Mercato, the Laporta administration took a new step by contracting Luc de Jong on loan from Seville, with Antoine Griezmann loaned to Atletico Madrid for two years.
Now, there is some economic space for the Barcelona administration to conclude deals in the winter Mercato, and indeed the newspapers have begun to talk about the future and what are Barca’s intentions in the coming period.
In this topic, we review together the latest news about Barcelona’s moves in the Mercato and preparations for the winter market.
Barcelona news today, Friday, September 24, 2021:
Barcelona issued an official statement confirming the transfer of Emre Demir to its ranks for only 2 million euros, in addition to some additions based on the individual and collective performance of the player with the Blaugrana.
Demir is scheduled to join Barcelona, starting from the 2022-23 season, to start his career with the B team, with the possibility of joining the first team if he can prove his abilities (such as Yusef Demir).
The promising Turkish contract will contain a release clause of 400 million euros, to complete this season normally at Kaysorespor and then join the Camp Nou.
Mundo Deportivo newspaper confirmed that Joan Laporta was against the idea of Xavi taking over Barcelona’s coaching job in the summer, but he lifted the siege he had imposed on the former team star.
Which made him enter strongly at the top of the candidates to succeed Koeman, given that there are many opinions in favor of his presence within the club’s board of directors.
Spanish newspapers agreed that Ronald Koeman will remain in his position as Barcelona’s technical director in the upcoming Levante match, based on a decision by President Joan Laporta.
For the meeting that brought Koeman and Laporta together, after the meeting on the plane returning to Catalonia, a friendly talk was witnessed between the two, during which the president emphasized the coach’s support.
Goal sources revealed that Barcelona opened the line of negotiations with Belgium coach Roberto Martinez to succeed Ronald Koeman in the Catalan club’s training.
Martinez can leave Belgium for a release clause of 1.8 million euros, and he is the preferred candidate for President Laporta.