Barcelona announce signing of new striker
Feb 20, 2020 Sports 654 By Afam Jude Offor
Barcelona have announced the signing of 28-year-old forward Martin Braithwaite from Leganes in an emergency deal. The club made the announcement via their official social media page on Wednesday, February 20, bringing a sigh of relief to worried fans about the Spanish champions' lack of attacking options. Braithwaite signed a four and half years deal with the Catalans till June 30, 2024, with a release clause of €300 million. The Dutch star, is believed, will provide Barcelona with a reliable option upfront. Barcelone used the privilege given to spanish clubs to sign players on emergency basis if a club is being faced with severe injury of it's players. Last week it was announced that Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele would be out till the end of the season after under going a surgrey, while Barcelona top striker Luis Suarez had also being earlier ruled out for months due to injury.
👀 This is @MartinBraith, Barça’s new signing 🔵🔴— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) February 20, 2020