11 May 2012

[Former B player] Botía, the key to the signing of Adrián for Barça

Barça can recover to the center-back to go to Atlético and lower the forward.

In planning for next season by FC Barcelona may come into play some players under contract to serve for cheaper operations. Seydou Keita is the most numbers have to be a bargaining chip in case the club azulgrana push hard for the Rossoneri Thiago Silva.

Alberto Botía is another candidate to be part of an operation of Barça. The Sporting center-back, formed in the cantera barcelonista, is one of the most coveted young defenders of Spanish football.

The Camp Nou is not considered to have services coming season but Barça can run a repurchase clause 2.5 million by 15 June. Beyond that date shall be the exclusive property of the Asturian club and the entity azulgrana can not retrieve.

In addition to Málaga, Atlético Madrid is very interested in signing Botía. The Murcia, 23, won the European Under-21 in 2011 with barcelonistas Thiago Alcántara, Martin Montoya and Rubén Miño on a date that exalted Adrián Lopez, top scorer with five goals.

Indeed, the Asturian of Atlético is one of the names that pack Barça to strengthen the front and could be one of the elect in the event of strong investment for the project to fall on the defense 2012-13.

Adrián brings scoring and tour at age 24 and can drop to well fitting bands in the Barça system. His buyout clause is only 18 million euros and Botía could enter a possible deal with Atlético. (via MD)