Raphinha Sends Clear Message About Barcelona Future

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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Raphinha has made it clear that he wants to stay in Barcelona, despite rumors of interest from England and Saudi Arabia.

The Brazilian player said goodbye to the Premier League when he moved from Leeds to Camp Nou in the summer of 2022. He has scored 18 goals in 80 games during his time in Catalonia,, showing his potential.

Despite rumors that Barcelona may sell the 27-year-old winger to raise money, Raphinha has expressed his desire to remain at the club. Speculation about a return to the Premier League or a move to the Middle East has been circulating, but Raphinha seems committed to staying at Barcelona.

After scoring two goals for Barcelona in their 3-2 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League quarter-final, Raphinha stated that he has not thought about his future.

“I have a few more years on my contract, and I plan to fulfill them. I have already said many times that signing for Barcelona was a dream, and I will do everything possible to stay here for many years,” he said.

Raphinha’s contract with Barcelona is set to expire in 2027. Despite facing tough competition for a spot in the team and the possibility of new signings, he is confident that he can contribute to the club’s success in the long run.

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By Adoga Stephen Editor-In-Chief
Stephen studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (now Lagos State University of Science and Technology), where he acquired requisite training for the practice of journalism. He loves the media, and his interest mostly lies in print medium, where his creative writing skill makes him a perfect fit.