Vitor Roque a Brazilian striker “85% rights” were requested by Barcelona

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The transfer window for European football is always a busy period with clubs on the lookout for top-quality players to add to their squads. Recently, there has been news of Barcelona being asked to pay a whopping €50 million for the ‘85% rights’ of Brazilian striker Vitor Roque. This news has certainly caught the attention of football fans around the world.

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Vitor Roque is a 19-year-old striker who currently plays for Brazilian club Palmeiras. He has shown impressive form in the Brazilian league, and his performances have caught the eye of some of Europe’s top clubs. Barcelona is reportedly one of the clubs that have shown interest in signing the youngster, but Palmeiras has made it clear that they will not let him go for cheap.

The demand for €50 million may seem steep for a player who has only just begun his career. Still, it is a testament to the quality and potential that Roque possesses. Palmeiras is reportedly willing to part with 85% of the player’s rights, which is a significant portion. This means that Barcelona would have a major say in Roque’s career, and they would benefit significantly if he develops into a top-class striker.

What did Vitor Roque said about this offer

For Barcelona, signing Vitor Roque would be a long-term investment. The club has a history of nurturing young talent and helping them develop into world-class players. Lionel Messi, Xavi, and Andres Iniesta are just a few examples of players who came through the ranks at Barcelona and became legends of the game. Signing Roque would be a statement of intent from the Catalan giants. Who have recently struggled to compete with their arch-rivals, Real Madrid, in La Liga.

However, the €50 million price tag may be a stumbling block for Barcelona. The club is currently in a difficult financial situation, with debts of over €1 billion. They have already had to make cuts to their wage bill and have struggled to sign some of their primary targets in recent transfer windows. Paying €50 million for an unproven player may not be feasible, especially given the current economic climate.

There is also the issue of competition from other clubs. Palmeiras reportedly has other offers on the table, and Roque’s representatives are said to be exploring all options. Barcelona may find themselves in a bidding war with other top European clubs. Which could further drive up the price of the player.

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