On the evening of January 31, the Barcelona club homepage announced that the transfer of striker Francisco Trincao from Braga had been completed.
Braga Club agreed to sell Trincao to Barca for 31 million euros. Trincao did not join the Camp Nou in the winter transfer window of 2020, but arrived on July 1. The Portuguese striker continued to wear Braga shirt for the rest of the 2019/20 season.
According to Goal , Trincao signed a contract until the summer of 2025 with Barca. The defending champion La Liga set the terms of the striker’s contract release in 1999 to 500 million euros.
The striker wore a youth squad for Vianense and Porto before joining Braga. Trincao played 29 matches for the Braga first team, scoring 3 goals. Trincao is regularly called up to the Portugal Under-21 squad. He was once included in the Portuguese U19 team that won the European Championship in 2018.
Barca introduced Trincao can play every position on the line, but play forte in two wings. This is a left-footed striker, playing speed and technique. Trincao’s tactical thinking is highly appreciated by the Barca scout team, thus promising to shine at the Camp Nou in the future.
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