‘No for 700 Million’ ‘Sell Him For 20M Now!’ Fans Discuss City Defender’s Asking Price As La Liga Giants Line Up Bid

‘No for 700 Million’ ‘Sell Him For 20M Now!’ Fans Discuss City Defender’s Asking Price As La Liga Giants Line Up Bid

Barcelona will make an official approach for Manchester City centre-back Eric Garcia within a matter of days, according to reports in the Catalan media.

The 19-year-old has less than a year left on his contract at the Etihad Stadium but despite being able to sign him on a free transfer next summer, Barca are said to be keen to snap him up now.

Garcia is reportedly keen on a move to the Camp Nou but City may well put a spanner in the works with their asking price. They are believed to be holding out for around €25m (£22m), which they feel is commensurate to the amount they paid for Ferran Torres, who had a similar contract situation at Valencia. The price tag has caused some debate among supporters on Twitter:


With the defender’s contract running down, City will have little choice but to negotiate with Barcelona but they are certainly justified to hold out for as much money as possible for a player who is a special talent.

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