Barcelona want to hire Eric Garcia. The Manchester City defender is being linked with a move away from England. However Man City and Barcelona have not reached any agreement yet.
City are willing to let go of Eric Garcia but want a substantial fee. Manchester City recently hired the services of Ferran Torres. The Spanish winger came to city from Valencia. The fee is said to be bear about $25 million. City want a fee in that region for Eric Garcia.
Latest on Eric Garcia
Barcelona sporting director Ramon Planes confirms interest for Eric Garcia. However he also states Barcelona must collect funds for the transfer. It is clear that Barcelona have to remove the deadwood first.
“It’s true that we are looking for someone to help us in defence,’ Planes said. “Eric Garcia is a great player, made in Barcelona, who loves the club, but whether or not he can join depends on the market.
“The club’s idea is to build a young side alongside players who have given a lot to the club. Eric has that profile.”
Fabrizio confirms Garcia news
Popular transfer window spokesman Fabrizio Romano tweeted
FC Barcelona are supposedly looking to sell Samuel Umtiti to gather funds for Eric Garcia. They want to make a bid in the region of 14 million pounds.
Garcia will undoubtedly improve their defence which is in dire straits. The young Spanish defender is talented and has what it takes to excel.