The defender trained in La Masia returns to the fold. Eric Garcia signs for Barça.
It’s official, Eric Garcia (20) is (finally) a FC Barcelona player. Trained at Masia, the Spanish central defender returns to the club for free after the end of his tenure with Manchester City. A trajectory that is reminiscent of that of his elder, Gérard Piqué, with the difference that the Iberian international had played for Manchester United before returning to Catalonia.
A sturdy bastard release clause
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– FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) June 1, 2021
This is the Blaugrana’s second summer signing after Sergio Agüero, who arrived on Monday night, also from Manchester City, also as a free player. Eric Garcia, England champion with City this season, signed a lease extending until 2026 with a release clause set at 400 million euros within FC Barcelona. It will therefore be difficult to dislodge it …