Chelsea: Marcos Alonso at Barça, it becomes clearer


Marc Cucurella’s arrival at Chelsea now official, departure for FC Barcelona Spanish left-back Marcos Alonso is fast approaching.

A deal of around 10 million

Chelsea will drop Marcos Alonso at FC Barcelona. The club of the London capital having confirmed this Friday the arrival in its ranks of Marc Cucurella, the Spanish defender of Brighton and Hove Albion, for a transfer estimated at 65 million euros excluding bonuses, nothing seems to oppose a departure from the Blaugrana from the Spanish left side. On the other side of the Pyrenees, optimism is clearly in order. According to information from Mundo Deportivo, the 31-year-old would have already bid farewell to the Blues employees. For its part, the daily Sport does not beat around the bush and claims that the former Fiorentina member will join the squad coached by Xavi.

211 games with Chelsea

Tied for another year with the Stamford Bridge-based team, Marcos Alonso would be transferred to Camp Nou for just under 10 million euros and would sign a two-year contract, ie until June 2024, plus an additional season. optional. FC Barcelona cannot yet register its recruits, the formalization of its arrival could only take place after the launch of the 2022-2023 La Liga season. After the bitter failure of the César Azpilicueta file, which ended up extending with Chelsea, the Catalan management should indeed find a smile by securing the services of the native of Madrid, invited to compete with his compatriot Jordi Alba.

Recruited by Chelsea in August 2016 for the sum of 23 million euros, Marcos Alonso played 211 games in all competitions and scored 29 goals with the winner of the 2021 Champions League. With the Londoners, the future recruit of FC Barcelona will have also won the Premier League in 2017 and the Europa League in 2019.

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