The summer transfer window is coming to an end and Barcelona still have a lot of work to do before the end of the week. Barcelona president Joan Laporta and co. seek to reduce the payroll by offloading players and asking senior players to cut their salaries.
The Catalans face Getafe this Sunday. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the best stories involving Barcelona from August 27, 2021.
La Masia talent Oriol Busquets bids farewell to Barcelona
Oriol Busquets, who plays for Barcelona B and is a La Masia product, said goodbye to the club. Busquets announced his departure on Instagram. He has been at the club for fourteen years. His next destination has not been decided.
“Now is the time to say goodbye to what has been my home for 14 years. I joined the club at 8 years old, and I left at 22, after a lot of learning, friendships, values and above all unforgettable experiences. “
“I feel incredibly lucky to have been able to defend these colors all these seasons, fulfilling the dream of every kid who starts kicking the ball, who is the one playing alongside the best.
“I want to thank all the coaches, teammates, physical trainers, physiotherapists, doctors, material marshals and all the club members I have dealt with and who have helped me to be a better player and a better person. Thank you very much for everything Culers.
Tottenham Hotspur agree to personal terms with Ilaix Moriba
Representatives of Barcelona and Ilaix Moriba’s camp are at odds over the terms of a new contract. It doesn’t look like the club are going to accept Moriba’s demands and the young midfielder is looking to get out of the club.
According to Mundo Deportivo, the 18-year-old was in London last weekend and met with representatives from Tottenham Hotspur. It is claimed that there is an agreement between the two parties on the terms of the contract.
It remains to be seen whether Spurs will be able to agree an amount with Barcelona before the transfer window closes. According to the report, Chelsea were also interested in talking to the player, but he only met Spurs.
Antoine Griezmann offered to Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo said goodbye to Juventus and the Bianconeri are looking for a replacement. According to Sky Sports News, Barcelona striker Antoine Griezmann has been offered to Juventus.
However, Gianluca Di Marzio claim the Turin club are not interested in securing the Frenchman’s services and have rejected the offer. They are looking to sign a young striker who could be at the club in the long term.
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