Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Manchester City star Eric Garcia, barely 24 hours after unveiling ex City striker Sergio Aguero. The Catalan giants are already underway with their summer transfer business as they aim to strengthen a weaken Barcelona squad ahead of next season. With a lot of Barcelona’s top players over the age of 30, Juan Larpota has made it a top priority this summer to sign a few talented young players.
Eric Garcia is a talented, young defender who shone for Pep Guardiola’s team this past season. The 20 year old is strong, good on the ball and plays like a seasoned professional wach time he played for City last season. Barcelona have been monitoring his situaction at the Etihad stadium and went it became clear that he would not be signing a contract renewal with Man City, the Camp Nou side swooped in.
Eric Garcia will now provide competition for the likes of Lenglet and Pique in defence for Barcelona next season. Samuel Umtiti is looking more likely to leave Barcelona after his injury worries for the last few months at the club