It’s official: Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy has definitively transferred midfielder Riqui Puig from Barcelona, the club announced on Thursday.
LATEST NEWS | FC Barcelona and Los Angeles Galaxy reach agreement on transfer Riqui Puig
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This is the club’s full statement:
FC Barcelona and Los Angeles Galaxy have reached an agreement on the transfer of Riqui Puig. The Catalan club reserves the right to buy back the player and 50% on any future sale.
Source: FC Barcelona
It is a very similar deal to the one Barca made with Celta Vigo for scar Mingueza. Barça have the right to re-sign Puig in the future for a fixed discounted price and will receive 50% of any future sale in case the 22-year-old reaches his potential and becomes a star in the United States.
Riqui leaves after three years in the first team after his time at Barca B, and he will always be remembered for showing a lot of promise but never really getting a real chance to shine, despite playing for four different managers in the first team. senior team played.
Good luck in LA, Ricky Pooch!