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Barcelona complete the signing of Junior Firpo from Betis


Barcelona have completed the signing of Real Betis's left-back Junior Firpo for €18m plus €12 in add-ons

Real Betis's left-back, Junior Firpo, 22, has joined Barcelona on a deal that can end up costing the Catalans €30m

The player will sign five-year contract with Barcelona with a release clause of €200m.
Firpo is a fast and skilled left-back who made a great season with Real Betis last season, payed 29 matches and scored three goals and assisted five others.

Despite being born in the Dominican Republic, he is a Spanish international with the U21 team. He was part of the squad that won the U21 European Championship in 2019, and, as a key player, contested three games in the tournament.

Firpo played only one match against Barcelona, during which he scored one goal and assisted another showing a great performance.

Firpo is the fourth signing of La Liga champions this summer after De Jong from Ajax, Neto from Valencia, Griezmann from Atletico Madrid.

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Barcelona have recently sold Malcom to Zenit Petersburg for €40m plus €5m in add-ons.