FC Barcelona managed to reduce its salary bill with the loan of Philippe Coutinho to Aston Villa for the rest of the season. However, the culé team still has to release more players to be able to register Ferran torres who arrived at the Blaugrana club in December 2021.
Although it was speculated that the departure of the Brazilian midfielder was enough for the Spaniard to have the qualification with the first team, this was not the case. The first reason is that the assignment of the ‘Magician’ is not yet effective, since he has to travel to Birmingham and undergo the medical examination with the villainous club.
Even as it is almost certain that it will, This is not enough to obtain the registration of Ferran Torres, since the new signing file and the amortization of the transfer price should be added which is around six million euros.
From the Camp Nou they are looking for the registration to be made for the semifinal of the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid, to be held on Wednesday, January 12; but it is difficult to do so, since first they will have to close the exit of another player and wait for The league approve the Torres operation.
Among other reasons, it is worth remembering that the forward tested positive for COVID-19 before Barza’s duel with Linares for the Copa del Rey. In addition, he is still recovering from the injury he has dragged since his stay at Manchester City but is on the right track.
The azulgrana club seeks that Samuel Umtiti Y Yusuf demir are the other players who leave the institution, although the French does not accept the proposals he has on the table. On the other hand, the Austrian forward is close to returning to the Vienna Rapid in january.