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Jasper Cillessen says ‘crazy’ transfer market makes Barcelona exit difficult

The goalkeeper wants to leave the Camp Nou this summer

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Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen says the “crazy” transfer market may make it hard for him to leave the Camp Nou this summer.

The Netherlands international wants to leave and play more regularly and has already been linked with a number of teams including Benfica and Valencia.

Barcelona reportedly want his full €60 million release clause to be met, and Cillessen says the club won’t let him go easily.

“My release clause doesn’t make it easy for me to transfer. It’s clear that Barca won’t let me leave for an apple and an egg.

“The market is really crazy. Honestly. It’s true they are paying incredible transfer fees for players that we all know aren’t worth that much.

“But you need to accept that it’s the market which determines the prices and each player’s situation depends on the market at the time. The club knows I’ve never been one to kick up a fuss.”

Source | Voetbal International

It seems as though Cillessen will depart this summer and few could begrudge him a move away to a club where he will be first choice.

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