USMNT prospect Konrad de la Fuente may very well be on the transfer this summer season, with Ligue 1 facet Marseille reportedly holding talks with Barcelona over a switch for the 19-year-old American winger.
In keeping with a report from ESPN, Marseille are all for an preliminary mortgage take care of an choice to finally make the switch everlasting. The everlasting price is predicted to be within the neighborhood of $6 million for a participant who made his Barcelona debut, within the UEFA Champions League, final season.
De la Fuente does, nonetheless, nonetheless await his first-team La Liga debut. He has been within the Barcelona system ever since becoming a member of the membership in 2013. De la Fuente made his USMNT debut final November, when the Yanks performed friendlies in opposition to Wales and Panama, each video games in Europe.
Marseille supervisor Jorge Sampaoli is alleged to have even spoken with De la Fuente straight as a part of the membership’s plan to woo him east throughout the Mediterranean Sea. Marseille is at the moment owned by American businessman Frank McCourt, paving the presumed path for the arrival(s) of American expertise for final season’s Fifth-place finishers in Ligue 1.
Whereas De la Fuente seemed to be on the point of breaking into the primary workforce final season, the following arrival of Sergio Aguero and the anticipated arrival of Memphis Depay would appear to point that enjoying time may very well be much more sparse subsequent season, making De la Fuente’s need for a switch all of the extra pressing.
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USMNT, Barcelona prospect De la Fuente focused by Marseille initially appeared on NBCSports.com