BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Ferran Torres was introduced as a Barcelona participant on Monday, while the Spanish staff isn’t equipped to register him yet.
Barcelona director of soccer Mateu Alemany stated the club knew there was no home for Torres in the squad “in terms of salaries” when he was purchased last 7 days from Manchester City for an preliminary rate of 55 million euros ($62.2 million).
“However, we have been creating moves in various places,” Alemany explained, “and we are confident we can register him.”
Torres appeared unconcerned, indicating he was “calm due to the fact the club is accomplishing all it can.”
Torres said he returns to Spain a superior participant acquiring been coached by Pep Guardiola at City, which he joined in the offseason of 2020 from Valencia. He scored 16 plans in 43 game titles in all competitions for City but was never a standard because of the several attacking alternatives available to Guardiola.
Torres played as a winger and a central striker.
“When I still left Manchester City, I had the concept of coming again to La Liga and Barça showed an desire,” he said. “I am an ambitious participant and I like a obstacle. I want to choose Barça again to where it belongs.”
Torres signed a five-calendar year deal and has a buyout clause of 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion).
Torres has not performed given that October simply because of a foot damage sustained on intercontinental responsibility with Spain, but is hoping to be available on Jan. 12 for the match in opposition to Authentic Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup semifinals.
But soon just after his presentation Barcelona introduced both of those Torres and Pedri González analyzed good for COVID-19. It said the gamers have been in ¨good health¨ and isolating at home.
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