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Barcelona agree deal to sell midfielder to Juventus

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 19/05/2017

Barcelona has agreed to a deal to sell midfielder Rafinha to Juventus, the Italian giant has what it takes to attract players from high profile clubs, having claimimg the Serie A  on consecutive occasions and also in the champions league final twice in three years is enough to pull string to attract players across the world.

Both parties have agreed to a deal worth a €25 million deal for Barcelona midfielder Rafinha, the La Masia graduate has gotten 33 appearances this season so far and has failed to establish himself as a starter under the management of Luis Enrique.

Rafinha has continuously been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou with reports suggesting that the Catalan giants want to revamp their midfield in the summer transfer window.

Juventus want young midfielders to replace the ageing midfielders in the squad especially the likes of Marchisio and Sami Khedira, the Old Lady made an excellent signing of Pjanic from AS Roma after the sold Paul Pogba to Manchester United and the Bosnian has ensured that the Turin giants do not miss the world’s most expensive footballer.

The move also makes sense for Juventus as the 24-year-old La Masia graduate will definitely add some legs, energy and bring something different to the Serie A giants’ midfield.

A lot of Barcelona’s transfer activity will depend on who the new incoming manager.

The Catalan giant will try to avoid the same mistake they made with Thiago Alcantara, the elder brother of Rafinha, Barcelona sold him to Bayern Munich and the player has ended up being one of the best midfielders in Europe and it will be interesting to see if they do not end up selling the talented midfielder to Juventus.

Barcelona is also linked with the likes of Dele Alli and Marco Verratti lets wait and see what the summer market will look like in Camp Nou in months to come.