Barcelona are about through searching for a solid right centre-back for the bench. The search seems to be up with Ronald Araujo coming to Barcelona on a move from Boston River, according to AS. He starred for Uruguay’s Under-20s and is likely to head to Barcelona’s B team.
The move would be a solid end to a hunt for a central defender. Barcelona had spent time pursuing different youngsters, but when it came down to it Araujo was the best move.
A failed attempt to land Boca Juniors Leonardo Balerdi meant signing Araujo was the club’s best move towards finding a good young defender to build with.
Araujo is expected to join Francisco Javier García Pimienta’s Barcelona B for the season. The team kicked off their new campaign with a 3-1 defeat to Alcoyano.