In the last moments of the current market, Barcelona reached an agreement with its counterpart, Atletico Madrid, on the return of French striker Antoine to the ranks of Roji Blancos, after agreeing on the financial details.
And the summer market 2021 in Europe officially ended, at midnight on Wednesday, so that the Catalan team was satisfied with what it had achieved during the long summer period.
Barcelona got rid of several players during the summer, and one of the most prominent of the late, Lionel Messi, who left for free to Paris Saint-Germain, followed his approach, Juan Miranda, who joined Real Betis for free, Mateos Fernandez to the Brazilian Palmeiras, Moncho to Granada, Spain, and he loaned Francisco Trinkau Wolverhampton Wanderers of England, and Rey Manay to Spezia of Italy, also on loan.
Barcelona sold Emerson Royal’s contract to Tottenham Hotspur for 25 million euros, Junior Firpo to Leeds United for 15 million euros, Jean-Clair Todibo to Nice for 8.5 million euros, Carles Alena to Getafe for five million euros, and Antoine Griezmann on loan for one season with mandatory purchase. The contract is at the end of the loan, with the players bearing the player’s salary in full.
Regarding Barcelona’s new deals this summer, the club signed Luc de Jong from Seville, Youssef Demir from Austrian Rapid Vienna on loan, Memphis Depay from Olympique Lyonnais for free, and Sergio Aguero and Eric Garcia from Manchester City after the end of their contracts with the English team.