Raphinha, revalued and with his future in the air

After their consecration and revaluation of the tie against PSG, Barça rubs their hands over a possible summer sale of the Brazilian.
Desmond Efe-Khaese
2024-04-18 18:18:11

In the midst of the sadness and pain that it meant for Barça to fall in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals against PSG, there is a positive factor that many fans of the culé team remain with: the spectacular level demonstrated by Raphinha in both games against the almighty Parisian team.

In this tie, the Brazilian scored three goals in two games, and, although unfortunately they were not enough to advance to the phase, Diario Sport assures that this great performance has made Barça begin to see the Brazilian with different eyes.


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Barça rates Raphinha at over 80 million euros

Although Barça is currently delighted with the excellent performance that Raphinha has shown in recent weeks, the club does not ignore the latent economic crisis that is affecting its coffers, which is why a sale of the Brazilian in the summer market It is still not ruled out.

After finishing the first leg against PSG, Raphinha assured that his intention is to stay at Barça and complete his contract with the Catalan club, which extends until 2027.

However, after rejecting a recent offer of 60 million euros from the Premier League, Barça knows that they have on their hands a footballer whose valuation continues to increase and now they would be valuing Raphinha over a figure close to 80 million euros. as stated by Diario Sport.

With this whole situation, there is a doubt: Is Barça making a mistake by thinking about selling Raphinha? Only time will tell.

Remembering Zagallo

Sambafoot Series launched a new documentary about the football legend Zagallo. Known as ‘Velho Lobo‘ and as superstitious as it gets, Zagallo helped shape what Brazilian football is nowadays — as a player and as a coach.

The first episode is available on Sambafoot’s Youtube channel and the series will receive weekly releases to tell this legend’s life story.