Barcelona and Juventus have reportedly reached an settlement over a mortgage deal for Franck Kessié, in response to SPORT.
The 26-year-old Ivorian midfielder is about to affix Juventus on a season-long mortgage, with an compulsory buy clause value between €10-15 million.
As per the settlement, Kessié will transfer to Juventus this summer time on mortgage and the Italian membership can be required to make the deal everlasting subsequent summer time.
Kessié joined Barcelona final season on a free switch from AC Milan, however has struggled to cement his place as a starter below supervisor Xavi Hernandez.
With Barcelona needing to stability their books this summer time, Kessié was deemed expendable which opened the door for Juventus to swoop in.
Juventus supervisor Massimiliano Allegri has lengthy been an admirer of Kessié and sees him as slot in his midfield.
Juventus will now look to barter private phrases with the midfielder earlier than finalizing the switch.
Kessié had maintained his want to remain and succeed at Camp Nou, however the mortgage transfer to Juventus now appears imminent.
For Barcelona, this enables them to recoup a good payment for a participant who was unlikely to be a starter this season. Xavi nonetheless has the likes of Frenkie de Jong, Pedri, Gavi and others accessible in midfield.
Whereas not a large payment, the €10-15 million will come as a lift for Barcelona who proceed to work on bettering their monetary state of affairs.