Riqui Puig is about to go away Barcelona, with negotiations over his departure at a complicated stage while the membership can be working arduous to seek out new groups for Neto, Martin Braithwaite and Samuel Umtiti.
Puig, who joined Barcelona in 2014, hasn’t but agreed a cope with MLS membership LA Galaxy however talks are stated to have progressed nicely, reportedly for a three-year contract.
Some sources say that it’s a matter of hours earlier than his departure is finalised as Puig, who’s quickly to show 23 years previous, hasn’t been capable of set up himself as a first-team participant at Camp Nou.
The midfielder made the leap to the primary group within the 2018/19 season, below Ernesto Valverde, however has not had continuity with any of the coaches he has had, regardless of being considered one of their most highly-touted youth gamers.
The midfield competitors within the squad has been very intense and he is made 57 appearances since his debut.
Puig’s contract expires in 2023, however the membership has provided to launch him in change for a possible future sell-on payment.
His agent has been seen within the final hours with Barcelona executives within the Catalan services to shut his spell as a participant there.
Barcelona additionally hope to substantiate the exits of Neto, Braithwaite and Umtiti. Xavi has already informed the trio he’s pleased for them to maneuver on.
Their brokers and the membership are on the lookout for options, together with, in some instances, the potential of releasing them.
Different gamers, corresponding to Memphis Depay, Segino Dest and Miralem Pjanic, should not have their continuity assured both, though their outlooks are extra optimistic.