The United States international is set to leave the Blaugrana in the summer.
made his first-team debut forBarcelona
in their 2020-21 campaign. The American midfielder is considered among the most talented Barcelona B players, but
prefers to send him out on a loan deal. According toMarca
, the Dutch coach is convinced the player needs more game time at the senior level and he has already met the 19-year-old’s representatives to discuss the move. Various clubs from England, Germany, and France are interested in signing the midfielder, but Barcelona are unlikely to sanction a purchase clause into the potential deal. The Spanish club plan to re-integrate De La Fuente into their first-team squad after the loan deal as they consider him as a part of their midfield’s future. The youngster featured in 21 matches for Barcelona B last season, scoring 6 goals and providing 4 assists.