Next victim “peración Salida” Yusef Demir says goodbye to Barcelona

Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 11:54 am• Tom Rofficamp • Last update: 11:56

Barcelona immediately suspended cooperation with Yusuf Demir, the club reported via official channels. The eighteen-year-old winger was signed from Rapid Wien, but was unable to play for the Catalans. Demir has so far played nine official matches in the first team and will have to be acquired for ten million euros in ten matches. This does not fit process exit, “Big cleaning” in the cost items Azulgrana.

Demir entered three minutes in his last official match on December 9 (against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, loss 3-0). At the end of December, the impressive growth was still playing in the Maradona Cup against Boca Juniors (1-1, loss after penalty shootout). Friendly duels do not count in determining the purchase option. Barcelona didn’t expect Demir to come close to ten matches a few months later, as he would join the Barcelona B selection. However, in preparation, the striker made a good impression on coach Ronald Koeman, who was later in the first. Competition matches, also due to offensive injuries, gave them a chance.

Demir is the second player to leave Barcelona this transfer window after Philippe Coutinho. The Brazilian left on rent in favor of Aston Villa, who takes 65 per cent of his salary, including some bonuses and taxes. It can also elephants Coutinho after this season for 40 million euros. Samuel Umtiti, who was also nominated to leave, surprisingly stayed with Barcelona. The French seal struck a deal with the club, which extended his remaining salary from his previous contract over three years.

sports He wrote at the end of December that Demir would be immediately rented or sold by Rapid Wien following his departure from Barcelona. Bayer Leverkusen, Eintracht Frankfurt, Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund are said to be interested. The latter club was already interested in the striker last summer, but at that time preferred a move to Catalonia. If Demir stays with Rapid Vienna, he will meet with Vitesse in the conference league knockout stage in mid-February.

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