After having recruited Ferran Torres, FC Barcelona would be very close to an agreement with César Azpilicueta.
After ten years with the Blues, César Azpilicueta is expected to leave Chelsea at the end of the season. At the end of his contract, the 32-year-old Spanish defender is expected to return to his country, and join the FC Barcelona.
“Azpilicueta is very close to Barça, confirms the Catalan journalist Gerard Romero. The club have an agreement in principle with the defender to join from June. Only a few personal concerns can change the course of the operation. “
The current Chelsea captain “Corresponds to the economic profile of the club”, adds Mundo Deportivo. After breaking the bank to recruit Ferran Torres (Manchester City), Barça will indeed seek reinforcements at a lower cost, so free players like “Azpi”.
The former Marseillais could bring his versatility in defense, his experience and his temperament in the workforce of Xavi.
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– Gerard Romero (@gerardromero) December 28, 2021