The Barça, very attentive to Onana

From the offices of the FC Barcelona planning continues for the next season, attentive to the market and balancing with the club’s economy. One of the options that you like and fit is the goalkeeper André Onana (25 years old), from Ajax. The Cameroonian international ends his contract with the Dutch team and is free as of January 1 to openly negotiate his future. Barcelona, ​​for its part, has already probed the goalkeeper on several occasions, who welcomes the option culé although he has other very interesting proposals on the table such as that of the Inter of Milan, the best positioned, that of the Naples, that of Atlético de Madrid and that of Lyon olympic, where Peter Bosz trains. In fact, OL and Ajax already had an agreement for the meta this past summer.

In Italy they take it for granted that the Cameroonian has practically closed it with the Inter de Milan. They even speak by verbal agreement. From the environment of the player they admit that the ‘neroazzuri’ have entered with force for Onana, although they recognize that the player has not given the definitive yes to anyone and they wait to have all the proposals on the table to finalize the decision. Because of his past in the Barça youth academy, where he spent five seasons, Barça is another option that attracts the Cameroonian, who prefers to play in Spain or Italy. The Barça club has already told him that they want him for the next season, but the player is waiting to know details and assess the sports project.

The signing in summer was already considered

The option Onana It was already on the table of Barcelona in August. Specifically in the last 48 hours of the market. A three-cushion carom was probed with Ajax and Villarreal, which was finally ruled out as bizarre. Neto interested the ‘groguet’ team, Asenjo, Ajax and Onana, Barça.

An operation with many actors that was very difficult to carry out against the clock. Even more so because the BarçaThen, he had other priorities with the exits of Emerson and Griezmann and the arrival of Luuk de Jong to reinforce the attack.

Now sanctioned

You can play again from November 3

On February 5, Andre Onana was sanctioned by UEFA after he tested positive after mistakenly consuming a tablet of Lasimac, a diuretic medicine prescribed for his wife and that favors the elimination of liquids. The Cameroonian wanted to alleviate the headache and took a wrong blister from the closet that caused it to later test positive. For this reason, Onana received a one-year sanction, in which she was completely separated from sports practice, forbidding her to exercise with her teammates and step on the Ajax facilities.
Since then the goalkeeper, who was nominated among the best goalkeepers in the world in 2019, had to train alone. He did it in Salou, during months of waiting. Onana assumed her mistake, but argued that it was an accident. Ajax closed ranks with him and the Cameroonian appealed to TAS to reduce the penalty. The court accepted his version and his punishment went from 12 to 9 months. Since September he has already trained with Ajax and on November 3 he will be able to compete

Onana’s comparative data with Ter Stegen


Graphic: SofaScore

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