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Barcelona make ominous step towards finishing off Raphinha deal

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We have feared this since Barcelona announced the sale of their future TV rights for cash earlier this week.

That move has sacrificed long term income for short term cash, and the Blaugrana are looking to spend that immediately, with their top target unfortunately also a man Chelsea want.

The Blues had an offer accepted for Raphinha earlier this week, but the player did not want to enter into contract talks until Barcelona had definitively pulled out.

Now, they have the money, and according to one of the top Barca writers out there, they are about to agree a similar fee with Leeds.

There is no doubt that the Brazil international will then move to Catalonia, leaving Chelsea very much back at the drawing board, just days after they were celebrating the impending arrival of Raphinha.

It’s a very good lesson in not counting your chickens until they are hatched.

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