Barcelona officially acquired striker Martin Braithwaite. The player moved to the Catalan club from Spanish “Valencia”.
28-year-old Dane has signed a contract until the summer of 2024, informs the website of “Barcelona”.
The Catalans have announced that the transfer amount was 18 million euros. The agreement of the player will be written option to purchase for € 300 million.
This season La Liga Braithwaite scored for the “Leganes” 6 goals in 24 games.
“Barcelona” has received permission from the Royal Spanish football Federation (RFEF) to sign him despite the transfer window in Spain closed.
“Blue garnet” has allowed to sign a rookie in connection with injuries, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele.
Interestingly, the “Leganes” were hoping to buy a new player to replace Braithwaite and appealed to the RFEF. However, the Spanish Federation rejected the request, according to El Partidazo de COPE.
The RFEF said that the request to “Leganes” on transfer to the period when it is unable to allow players not provided by the rules.
They explained that according to the tournament rules to allow a new player can only club that lost in the long term players due to injuries.