João Félix has joined Barcelona from Atletico Madrid on a season-long mortgage deal, the membership introduced forward of Friday’s switch deadline.
The mortgage doesn’t embrace an choice to make the transfer everlasting, Barcelona confirmed.
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Félix grew to become Atletico’s club-record signing when he joined in a €126 million ($137m) deal from Benfica in July 2019, however struggled to make the supposed impression, scoring 34 targets in 131 video games for Atletico.
He was despatched on mortgage to Chelsea in January, the place he was despatched off on his debut and couldn’t repair their goal-scoring points, netting simply 4 occasions in 20 appearances. Chelsea appointed Mauricio Pochettino this summer season, and the Argentine boss indicated he didn’t need to signal the 23-year-old ahead.
Félix arrives at Barca amid the departures of Ousmane Dembélé, who left for PSG final month, and Ansu Fati, who joined Brighton on mortgage on Friday.