Barcelona FC is on the verge of completing its first signing of the summer transfer window. With the imminent arrival of promising Senegalese defender Mikayil Faye. Reports emerged over the weekend indicating that a deal had been agreed upon. Even the ever reliable journalist Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that Faye has indeed signed for Barcelona, pending official confirmation.
FC Barcelona & Mikayil Faye
Mikayil Faye currently plays in Croatia. He is expected to have his contract registered under Barcelona Atletic. Which means he won’t need to be registered as a first-team player with LaLiga. Although having said that the 19-year-old defender will have the opportunity to train with the first team during the start of pre-season as manager Xavi Hernandez evaluates his new acquisition. There is also a possibility that Faye will join the team’s pre-season preparations in the United States.
Notably, Faye’s contract at Barcelona includes an eye-catching release clause of €400 million. A testament to the faith that the club has in his potential. The young defender will be eager to showcase his talent and justify the high expectations placed upon him.
The signing of Mikayil Faye represents Barcelona’s early foray into the transfer market as they look to strengthen their squad for the upcoming season. Fans will be eagerly awaiting official confirmation and the unveiling of the promising Senegalese talent in the iconic Blaugrana colors.