BREAKING! Barcelona Confirm Raphinha Signing [Details]
Barcelona and Leeds United have reached an agreement for Raphinha, who will move to Spain, MySportDab reports.
Raphinha turns down a move to Chelsea to ensure he completes one to Barcelona, which is now agreed upon.
Leeds United are now sure that they won’t be getting more from the Brazilian who is now on his way to Spain for the new season.
The deal is expected to total at €70 million which is more than what Chelsea were said to have paid earlier for a move to happen.
The move is now pending medicals which will be carried out immediately to ensure a move is completed so the player can be officially unveiled.
The move for Raphinha was a bit complicated when Chelsea submitted a €60 million offer that was accepted by Leeds United only for the player to reject.
Personal terms offer was forward to the attacker agent Deco who is a former player for both Chelsea and Barcelona.
Unfortunately, nothing was reported back to the Premier League side with the player turning down every approach to wait for Barcelona move to happen.
Raphinha wish is now a reality as a move is completed pending medical which will be done in the coming days after agreement reached.
Barcelona confirm via their official website that an agreement between them and Leeds United have been reached for a move to happen.
Here Is What Was Said:
“FC Barcelona and Leeds United Football Club deal dependent on the player passing his medical.
“FC Barcelona and Leeds United Football Club have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of Raphael Dias Belloli, Raphinha, pending the player passing his medical.
Personal terms were also agreed a long time ago with a five years contract on the table which was the same as Chelsea offer for the player.
Raphinha will be Barcelona 3rd signing this summer window after Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie completed their moves earlier with them unveiled already.