Liga: FC Barcelona formalizes the arrival of Raphinha

It is now done. FC Barcelona have secured the services of Brazilian winger Raphinha from Leeds United.

“FC Barcelona and Leeds United have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of (…) Raphinha, pending his medical examination”, indicates the Catalan club in a press release.

To ensure the arrival of the Brazilian international, whose representative is Deco, a former Barça player, the La Liga giant had to pay 55 million euros, plus 15 million euros in possible bonuses, depending performance of the club and the player, report the specialized Spanish media.

With his English club, Raphinha had totaled, last season, 11 goals and 3 assists in 35 appearances.

Raphinha is FC Barcelona’s third signing this summer, after Ivorian midfielder Franck Kessié from AC Milan and Danish defender Andreas Christensen from Chelsea.


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