Barcelona announced the signing of Martin Braithwaite on Tuesday, February 2020. This was announced after they paid his buy out clause of 18 million Euros.Fc Barcelona was permitted to sign Martin Braithwaite following the rules set by Spanish club football governing body laliga to allow clubs to sign players outside the transfer window.
The former CD leganes player will replace Ousmane Dembele who has been ruled out for six months with a hamstring injury.
The player signed a contract with his new club for the rest of the season and four more years to last till the end of June 2024.
Braithwaite is excited to have joined Barcelona most especially to be playing alongside the world best footballer “Lionel Messi”. He said in his media appearance ” I love Barca. They play the best football in the world. I have studied them, I have watched matches to see how my teammates move and I will continue to do so.”
The 28-year-old Danish winger comes with so much experience having played for Esbjerg FB, Toulouse, Middlesbrough’s, Bordeaux and CD Leganes before joining Fc Barcelona.