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Carles Perez leaves Barcelona for Roma

The youngster has said goodbye to the Camp Nou

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Barcelona confirmed on Thursday that Carles Perez has left the club and joined Serie A side Roma.

The Catalan giants have confirmed he will join on an initial loan with a mandatory purchase option.

“FC Barcelona and AS Roma have reached an agreement for the loan of the player Carles Pérez until 30 June for a fee of 1 million euros.

“The Italian club will pay the player’s wages and are obliged to pay 11 million euros for the player plus 3.5 million in add-ons once the loan period is over. Furthermore, FC Barcelona retains the right of first refusal on any future sale of the player.”

Source | FC Barcelona

Perez has spent most of 2019-20 with the first team, making 12 appearances in all competitions and scoring twice.

Speculation has claimed he was told he could leave once Quique Setien replaced Ernesto Valverde, although the new Barca boss said in yesterday’s presence conference it was a “mutual decision” for him to leave.

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