ANDthe signing of Ilkay Gundogan for him Barcelona It will not be the soap opera this summer. The player wants to resolve his future this week, before going on vacation, and everything indicates that he will end up wearing the Barça shirt.
The German, who is free in nine days, welcomes the offer of the Barcelona, but he wants guarantees that he can be registered by the Catalan team. From the club they trust that they will be able to give it to them and they hope to be able to close the signing shortly. In fact, Mateu Alemany is in Germany to support everything.
As the economy is barca and after some recent experiences, no one wants to get their fingers trapped, but there is optimism and it is expected that the still player of the Manchester City I ended up playing the orders of Xavi the next season. The agreement with the player is to sign for two seasons with the option of a third depending on the number of games played.
precisely the City He tried until last week, but the player was in for a change of scenery.
His signing has been brewing since months agoseeing the Barcelona the possibility that the footballer did not renew his contract with the English team. With the difficulties that the entity is going through, being able to get hold of a player of this level without paying a transfer represents a market opportunity.
As he did last season with a player wanted by the Barcelona, Xavi has played an important role in seducing the player. Own guardiolacoach of Gundogan in it Manchester Citypointed out the other day that the Terrassa it took time calling on the phone his player to try to convince him to sign for him barca.
In any case, the signing of the German does not solve the problem that the team has in the pivot. Gundogan would not occupy that position, so the Catalan club continues working to try to cover the absence of Sergio Busquets.