24 February 2012

[Barça B] Benfica, hunting and capture of Barça's canteranos

The excellent performance of Nolito encourages the Portuguese club want to hire team players.

After the great experience of Benfica in the recruitment of Nolito, the Portuguese club is aware of Barcelona's youth academy. The Portuguese press said that the "águilas" to closely monitor and record the name canteranos of several players culés among their next targets, including Cristian Tello. The player's agentJosé María Orobitg, said in a statement to "O Jogo" that Barcelona has already begun talks to renew the contract of Tello, protected so far by a buyout clause of 10 million euros. "At the moment I did not talk with Benfica for Tello, but if they decide to go for it will not be easy, but in football nothing is ever safe," he said. In this sense, Orobitg recalled the case of Jonathan Soriano, who winter in this market out of the Barcelona B for Austrian Salzburg when it became "with both feet at Benfica, but the thing to realize is not over." Also appearing on the list of forward-looking young Oier, Montoya and Bartra, although the press calls Lusa difficult to transfer because the Catalan club and has assured his jump to the three first team next season. Remember that the Benfica achieved the transfer of Nolito without paying a euro, as the Almeria player, 25, ended contract in the summer. (via SPORT)