OFFICIAL: Barca sign Rei Manaj for B team
Barcelona B were searching for a striker for the second half of the season. The possible departure of Abel Ruiz in search of minutes forced the Catalan outfit to bring in an attacker.
That was when Rei Manaj's name was mentioned. The Albanian striker, 22, leaves Albacete to join Barca B for three and a half seasons.
According to Barcelona in a statement, Rei Manaj will have a 50 million euro buyout clause and will play for Barcelona B in Segunda B.
The transfer, according to figures given by Barca, cost 700,000 euros plus two million euros in variables based on his performances.
Rei Manaj will wear number 22 this season. The Albanian could make his debut this Saturday against Ejea at the Johan Cryuff stadium.