It was an open secret, and now it’s official. Joao Felix will play on loan for Barcelona this season and will continue to belong to the team Atletico Madridwhere Simeone did not have it.
It will be the second consecutive loan spell for the Portuguese striker, who wore the blue jersey last season. Chelsea. In the Premier League, he also did not find his best option, the one for which Atlético paid more than 100 million euros in favor of Benfica.
At Barça, under the guidance of Xavi Hernandez, he will once again look for that Joao who dazzled Europe when he was still a teenager. He will reinforce the Barça striker, where he will share the field with Robert Lewandowski, Rafinha, Ferran Torres and young Lamin Yamal.
“My dream is to play for Barça”the Portuguese said in a statement during a debate over his succession to Atleti. Well, that dream has now become a reality.
Barça will pay their token in full and the player extended with Atlético Madrid until 2029.cutting his salary, according to El Chiringuito.
I cancel, also official
Joao cancelThe Manchester City winger is also moving to Barcelona on loan. The club, under the presidency of Joan Laporta, is thus closing two important additions at the last minute.