BARCELONA will NOT be mining Yusuf Demir until February because of contract issues, according to reports.
Teen Wonderkid is on loan at Barca from Rapid Vienna this season.
He has made nine appearances for Xavi’s side so far, with his next game set to trigger a £8.5million permanent transfer.
Barcelona were impressed by the winger and wanted to close the deal.
But they couldn’t afford the £8.5m fee in January.
Based on Sports sky, Barcelona will wait until February to activate the deal, so that this payment will come out of their budget for next summer.
This means Demir, 18, will have to take her time for the next six weeks.
Before joining Barca, he made 38 appearances for Rapid in his home country of Austria, scoring nine goals and making it to his national team.
Despite his contract status, Barca made him a ninth appearance of the season as a guest four minutes against Bayern Munich last week … in a match they were leading 3-0.
Skint Barca are trying to plot transfer moves, despite their troubled financial situation.
In recent days, they have been linked with people who like Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Paul Pogba, Erling Haaland and the Chelsea trio Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger and Christian Pulisic.
However, they will lose former Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, with the Argentinian expected to announced his retirement from football tomorrow due to heart problem.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/17034603/barcelona-yusuf-demir-contract-situation/ Skint Barcelona ‘will NOT bring in the highly rated Yusuf Demir until February due to strange contract situation’