As Brighton & Hove Albion look to close the deal for Getafe player Marc Cucurella, Barcelona have set their eyes to get their share. The seagulls have agreed to pay the release clause of €18 million tagged upon the 23-year-old and soon may complete the deal. And as the deal is done Barcelona will getting their share upon €18 million, agreed with Getafe when they sold the youngster.
Cucurella was raised from Barcelona’s famed youth setup La Masia and appeared only 1 time for the first team. However, he got his playing chances under Eibar and Getafe over the years. Currently, playing for Getafe, he has appeared 86 times and scored 4 goals and assists. But his time in Spain is nearing an end with the transfer news from Premier League.
Brighton & Hove Albion have been major fan of Cucurella as they have been after him all summer. And finally agreeing to pay his release clause of 18 million to Getafe they would be able to get his signature. But there have been some complications in the deal as both the clubs cannot get on the same terms about the mode of payment.
However, if the deal goes through and Cucurella fly’s to England then Getafe has to give some amount of the transfer money to Barcelona. That’s because, Getafe and Barcelona agreeing upon a clause of 10% of future sale payment if Cucurella signs for another club. So, as per the clause, Barcelona are entitled to get €1.8 million from Cucurella’s transfer to Brighton.
It is not a big amount but following Barcelona’s current financial situation a small money injection is also a big thing. So, the Barcelona board might be looking forward to the Cucurella deal.
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