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Man City’s Ferran Torres is close to signing a deal with Barcelona for €55m


The Spanish giants Barcelona have agreed to sign Ferran Torres with an initial fee of €55m from Manchester City with €10m in add-ons. Despite their financial issues, Barcelona has sealed the deal and leaves the question for many fans how can they afford to pay this much amount for Spain star. Ferran Torres will expect to join Barcelona in January. Hence, the Premier League champions Man City will get at least €32m from Ferran Torres. As they have paid €23m to bring him from Valencia in the previous season.


While the 22-year-old Spanish forward joins the Etihad Stadium on summer transfer window from La Liga side Valencia. After his joining, he didn’t get that space in Pep’s starting XI. Although in just one and half-season in London he won Premier League, League Cup and reached the Champions League final. Therefore, the former Valencia man has made around 43 appearances for City and scored 16 goals.


Barca is interest in the player for long as they are looking to reinforce the attacking line that can help them to finish in the final third and add goals. After they recently sign forward player from Manchester City Sergio Aguero was forced to take retirement from professional football due to a heart condition. Apart from Ferran Torres Barca has also shown interest in another Man City man Raheem Sterling.


Barca condition both financially and in performance are not that good. They are eliminat from the group stage of the Champions League for the very first time in 20years. Even they are struggling to fight in La Liga for the top three-five position. Currently, Barcelona is sitting at no seven-position. On the other hand, Barcelona is already losses of 481 million euros the previous season and with a gross debt of around 1.35 billion euros.

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