Random Pagan Verse:
Once he has won wealth enough,
A man should not crave for more:
What he saves for friends, foes may take;
Hopes are often liars.

Author Topic: Borussia Dortmund sign Barcelona defender Marc Bartra  (Read 349 times)

Offline mastercode (OP)

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Date Registered: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 2436
  • Thanked: 8 times
  • Karma: +0/-0
    • View Profile
    • Naijacrux
Borussia Dortmund sign Barcelona defender Marc Bartra
« on: June 06, 2016, 12:44:26 AM »
Loading...

Following some high profile recent departures, Borussia Dortmund fans finally have some transfer news to smile about. Dortmund have snapped up Barcelona's Spanish defender Marc Bartra, 25, for a fee of 8 million euros.
The Spanish champions confirmed the news on their website on Friday night:
"FC Barcelona announce that German club Borussia Dortmund have informed them of their desire to activate the buy out clause for the player Marc Bartra, according to which the Club is obliged to facilitate the transfer of the player for the price of 8 million euros ($9m)," a statement read.
The Spanish international, who is part of his country's Euro 2016 squad, will sign a five year deal with the German club.

Bartra will be seen as a replacement for Mats Hummels, the German international center back who will play for Bayern Munich next season and the Spaniard's move comes the day after the Bundesliga runners-up confirmed the departure of star midfielder Ilkay GŁndogan to Manchester City.

After making his way through Barcelona's famed La Masia academy, Bartra went on to make 103 appearances for the first team, winning a host of honours, but never truly nailed down a first team slot. In their statement, Barcelona called Bartra a "fine representative of the values embodied by la Masia, both as a player and as a person."

Club president Josep Maria Bartomeu also paid tribute to the departing defender with a tweet.
Many will see the 8 million euro fee as cheap for a player of Bartra's experience and age. He is the second major signing of the summer for BVB thus far, joining teenage French forward Ousmane Dembele.


 

 

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte make initial contact to Sign Leonardo Bonucci

Started by naij

Replies: 0
Views: 359
Last post March 24, 2017, 02:51:28 AM
by naij
Paris Saint-Germain tabled £100m offer to sign Chelsea midfielder

Started by lindaikeji

Replies: 0
Views: 11111
Last post July 06, 2018, 12:28:19 AM
by lindaikeji
Chelsea Vows to sign Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi

Started by lindaikeji

Replies: 0
Views: 338
Last post June 16, 2017, 12:43:42 AM
by lindaikeji
Japanese club Vissel Kobe Make move to sign Iniesta

Started by newspostng

Replies: 0
Views: 12557
Last post May 11, 2018, 12:28:39 AM
by newspostng
Arsenal Ladies sign Nigeria Chioma Ubogagu

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 607
Last post February 14, 2015, 11:01:15 AM
by mastercode
Arsenal join chase to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko.

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 385
Last post February 27, 2017, 01:07:29 AM
by mastercode
Real Madrid willing to Sign Neymar if UEFA Sanction PSG

Started by Naijaloaded

Replies: 0
Views: 4045
Last post August 20, 2018, 07:30:06 AM
by Naijaloaded
Tottenham agree on deal to sign Sanchez

Started by naij

Replies: 0
Views: 360
Last post August 18, 2017, 12:28:25 AM
by naij
Everton Set to sign Ashley Williams

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 411
Last post August 01, 2016, 01:09:04 AM
by mastercode
Man Utd to offer De Gea plus £175m To Sign Ronaldo

Started by Naijaloaded

Replies: 0
Views: 308
Last post June 19, 2017, 08:07:24 AM
by Naijaloaded