Barcelona agree Oscar Mangeza’s move to Celta Vigo

Last update: July 31, 2022, 23:36 IST

FC Barcelona and Real Club Celta de Vigo have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of Oscar Mangeza, the Catalan club said in a statement on Sunday.

The 23-year-old, who can play either at right-back or in central defence, will sign a four-year deal with Celta after making 66 first-team appearances for Barca.

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Although Barca did not disclose the details of the deal, it is believed that Celta will pay around €3 million for Mangeza, with Barca reserving a percentage of the profits from any future sales and the right to a buy-back option. .

Mangeoza was promoted from the Barca B team under Ronald Koeman and put in solid performances, but the arrival of Xavi Hernandez midway through last season saw him lose a central role and Xavi dropped him on their pre-season tour of America. Not included in the squad for .

The arrival of Jules Kounde from Sevilla and Sergi Roberto’s long-term injury recovery have further complicated Mingueza’s place at Barca, making him keen on the move.

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