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Barcelona sign Brazilian Rafinha and renew Dembele's contract

Barcelona sign Brazilian Rafinha and renew Dembele’s contract

Today, Wednesday, July 13, Barcelona announced the official signing of Brazil international Rafinha, joining talks to renew the contract of his French counterpart Ousmane Dembele.

and publication of the Catalan Club Report In it, it was mentioned that the club has reached a preliminary agreement with Leeds United for the transfer of the 26-year-old Rafinha after a medical.

Barca did not announce the value of the deal with the Brazilian unit or its duration, while transfer expert Fabrizio Romano did.Twitter“The value of the deal will be 58 million euros, with other variables potentially reaching the deal up to an additional 67 million euros.

According to Romano, the club is set to sign a five-year contract with Rafinha until June 2027.

Barcelona are preparing to announce the renewal of French side Ousmane Dembele’s contract after several newspapers and sports websites published Dembele’s medical and video footage of his arrival at Barcelona airport and his presence in the club’s dressing room.

The club plans to officially renew the player’s contract for the next two seasons, with the contract running until 2024.

Dembele’s contract expired last June, amid uncertainty over a clause, speculation over the possibility of renewing it or leaving the club, and press reports about French pressure on his financial demands to agree to a contract extension, including indicating his reluctance to stay.

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After falling off the podium last year, Barcelona will be looking to strengthen their squad with strong options and new players to get back on track and win the championship.

On July 4, the Catalan club announced a deal with Cote d’Ivoire and AC Milan midfielder Franck Kissier on a four-year contract until the summer of 2026, plus a €500m exit clause.

Hours after the Casey deal, the Blaugrana announced their signing of Danish ex-Chelsea defender Christensen on a free transfer, a €500 million contract with a four-year extension until June 30, 2026, with the same value as Casey’s release clause.

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And Poland’s Robert Lewandowski (33 years old), the Bayern Munich player, is considered the most important name that Barca wants to sign, and the Spanish newspaper “Sport” reported that the management of Barcelona has given the striker his last chance. An agreement should be reached this July.

French club Sevilla defender Jules Conte (24 years old) topped Barcelona’s list of back-rowing interests in the current summer transfer window, and Spanish newspaper “Marca” reports that Sevilla are not interested in selling Conte this summer.

For his part, Sevilla’s sporting director Monzi has revealed that there are no talks with Barcelona to sign Frenchman Jules Conte.