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20.02.2020 Football News

Barcelona Sign Braithwaite Outside Transfer Window

By Reuters
Barcelona Sign Braithwaite Outside Transfer Window
LISTEN FEB 20, 2020

Barcelona have signed Denmark striker Martin Braithwaite from fellow La Liga side Leganes for 18 million euros ($19.43 million) after receiving permission from the league's organising body to acquire a player outside the transfer window.

The Spanish champions said in a statement on Thursday they had paid the player's release clause and he will join the club until June 2024, with a buy-out clause of 300 million euros.

The 28-year-old Denmark international will be officially unveiled at the Camp Nou later on Thursday.

Barca made a request to sign a player after the transfer window closed when French forward Ousmane Dembele was ruled out for six months after surgery to treat a ruptured hamstring.

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