Following previous reports regarding Barcelona’s talk in signing Jean-Clair Todibo, the Catalan side have now confirmed the transfer.
Announcing it via their official website, Barca revealed that they have find an agreement to acquire Todibo in a free transfer deal for next summer.
This means that the center back will only start playing for Ernesto Valrverde’s side starting from July 1, 2019.
Previous discussion about Barcelona’s plan on taking the player immediately this January doesn’t to materialize as Todibo will remain at Toulouse until his contract runs out at the end of this season.
The player himself expressed his joy of joining the Catalan outfit, thanking them for their trust in signing him.
“I am very happy to sign on with Barcelona from July 2019. They are more than a club and I thank them fro their believe in me,” the 19-year-old stated. “It will be a new step in my young career and I will focus all of my determination on achieving big things.”
This deal can be considered a positive success for Barca as although Todibo is still young, he has been attracting attention from many top teams.
Blaugrana reportedly beating the likes of Manchester City along with Juventus for the youngster’s signature.