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Barcelona confirms the signing of Eric Garcia

Tue 01 June 2021 | 7:38

The Manchester City defender will join the Blaugrana as a free agent in the summer.

Barcelona

will sign a contract with

Eric Garcia

that will run until the end of 2025/26. The young center-back will become a Barcelona player when his contract with

Manchester City

expires on July 1. The club have also put a buy-out clause of €400m in Garcia's contract as he is set to become an important part of Blaugrana's backline.

The club confirmed the signing of Garcia in a statement on their

official website

:

"FC Barcelona and Eric Garcia have reached an agreement for the player to join the Club from 1 July one his contract with Manchester City is at an end."

the statement reads.

"The player will sign a contract until the end of the 2025/26 season and his buy out clause is set at 400 million euros."

Garcia will be presented by Barcelona on Thursday, becoming the club's second signing in the summer after their two-year deal with

Sergio Aguero

. The Spanish defender started his career at Barcelona Academy in 2008 and continued his development at La Masia until 2017 when he left for Manchester City. Having played for three years under

Pep Guardiola

at the Etihad Stadium, Garcia will return to Barcelona for a new spell at Camp Nou.


source: SportMob

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