Marc Cucurella is about to complete his move Brighton in the next few hours as part of an 18 million euro deal.
The 23-year-old is now ready to bring his fate to Getafe coming to an end after the English club activated their release clause, as reported by Cadena COPE and confirmed by MARCA, in a deal that will be the biggest sale in Los Azulones‘ the story.
The old one Barcelona the player has arrived at Getafe in the summer of 2019, after spending the previous season on loan at Eibar.
Cucurella made 75 appearances for Getafe and his evolution at the club resulted in his selection for Spainfor this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, where he won a silver medal.
Although it is linked to a move to Seville, Cucurella will join instead Graham potter‘s Brighton.
Barcelona will earn 1.8 million euros through the transfer, having obtained a clause in the agreement by which they are entitled to 10 percent of a future sale.
A thoughtful start
Even if Getafe chief Michel gonzalez spent the last week trying to convince Cucurella to stay he had decided to start a new journey with Brighton.
He missed training over the past week in order to force a move, and he will now join his compatriot Robert sanchez at AMEX stadium.