Emerson poised for Betis to Barcelona switch

The Brazilian player will join the Catalan side and be part of the 2021/22 pre-season activity in a move reported to see 9 million euro exchange hands.

Emerson poised for Betis to Barcelona switch
AFP7 vía Europa Press AFP7 vía Europa Press

Cadena SER report that 22-year-old Brazilian, Emerson Royal will move to FC Barcelona after spending two seasons in Seville with Real Betis. The player was jointly owned by both LaLiga clubs after moving to Spain from Atletico Mineiro in July 2019.

Barça have told right back that he is to report at Camp Nou for pre-season work with the Catalan side in July and the club will now embark on finding a house for the Brazilian defender.

Barcelona are set to pay Real Betis nine million euro for the international and may look to secure a lower price using Miranda as part of the negotiation process. To date, the player has made 62 LaLiga appearances for the Benito Villamarin side scoring four goals in that time.