FC Barcelona have completed the signing of Spanish defender Inigo Martinez from Athletico Blibao on a free transfer. Barca have all documents in place and have been signed by both parties.
Talks have been ongoing since March as Inigo wanted to join Barca as a free agent since his contract with Bilbao was running out this summer.
Official contract are expected to be signed at the end of this season, however medical tests have already been completed.
The 31-year-old will sign a two-year deal until June 2025.
Barca are also pushing to re-sign Argentina winger Lionel Messi from Paris Saint-German. Barca President Joan Laporta confirmed to the press they are doing their best in order sign Messi who is contract will run out this summer with PSG.
“We want Leo we will not offer crazy figures for that or any other deal. We’ll try to make things work with viability plan, waiting for the approval. Where would Leo play? Up to Xavi, it’s never an issue with the best player in the world." laporta told the press.
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