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Barça already valued Foyth twice but as a central defender

The name of John Foyth It takes time on the table of the technical secretariat of FC Barcelona. The hiring of him was already the object of study being a player of the Tottenham and after his first year at Villarreal. On both occasions with Ramón Planes as technical secretary. With Mateu Germany Y Jordi Cruyff, members of the football management, your agent Claudio Curtti met for the first time this past week. The relationship and conversations were just as fluid.

The first contact of John Foyth and the barca dates back to September 2020 when, due to the pandemic, the summer market was delayed. At that time, the barca was looking for a central defender and faced with the immobility of Manchester City demanding 30 million euros for Eric Garcia, Ramon Plans he considered opening other options. The Argentine’s agents called the club offering him. With the ‘spurs’ he had barely played 7 games, all of them as a central defender. The technical secretary then dismissed the proposal and opted for the arrival of the youth squad as a free agent from July 2021. Foyth ended up signing for him Villarreal as a central defender that same window.

The second time that barca it was known of John Foyth went to the conclusion of the 2020-2021 campaign, also with Ramon Plans and already as a consolidated player at Villarreal. At that time, his agent or an intermediary of his proposed the signing of him as central. Of the 32 games that campaign with the ‘yellow submarine’, the Argentine only played five as a right back. Ramón Planes ended up leaving in November of that 2021.

On this third occasion, the offer has already been for the right side after Unai Emery will successfully recycle him to the right wing. He has already played 46 on the side of the 112 games he has played as a professional.

Sources from the Barça club have explained to this newspaper that there are reports of the player as a center back and as a winger and in both positions, always with positive results. A Foyth They have been following him for some time and the appreciation of the club is the same as that of Xavi: he is a good player who can adapt to the demands of Barça although not at the price of 42 million euros that the Villarreal.

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