Barcelona could get a windfall from Manchester City. Because, the ManCity camp could have released one of its players to Barcelona, namely Ferran Torres.
Indeed, it is a bit surprising because Torres was just signed by ManCity in the summer of 2020. However, only a year and a half based at the Etihad Stadium, he already wants to be released.
All because of the desire of Torres who want to return home to Spain. The 21-year-old wants to join Barcelona.
Become Barcelona’s main target : Torres wants to go home and defend Barcelona because of the presence of Xavi Hernandez. Xavi’s game philosophy was admired by Torres. Moreover, Xavi did make Torres as the main target, along with Dani Olmo.
In order to return to Spain, Torres has spoken with Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola. Torres request Guardiola appreciated. He agreed to let him go to Barcelona and understood Torres’ wishes.
Now, let’s talk price : However, ManCity could not just let Torres off. They just want to release Torres, if Barcelona’s offer is satisfactory. So reports the Daily Express.
The price that ManCity installs will be quite expensive. Because, ManCity assess Torres has the potential to explode in the future. This could be an obstacle for Barcelona.
In addition to Guardiola’s permission, Barcelona’s other advantage is the proximity of Torres’ agent, Hector Paris, to Barcelona’s sporting director, Mateu Alemany, who can make this transfer happen.
Actually, ManCity also has nothing to lose by releasing Torres. They still have a scary attack line if Torres leaves. Manchester City still have Bernardo Silva, Jack Grealish, Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Phil Foden.
Torres thrives at Manchester City : Torres did develop while playing for ManCity. The former Valencia player is now a multifunctional player on the front lines.
Not only skilled in playing the role of a winger, Torres is also fluent when carrying out his duties as a false 9. The proof is that he has packed 16 goals and five assists from 43 appearances in all competitions with The Citizens.
If not injured at the start of this season, Torres could have gone crazy and became one of the most fertile players in the Premier League.