Barcelona forward Carles Perez has switched sides after joining former Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo in the Italian Serie A.
Perez joins AS Roma on-loan for a fee worth 1 million euros (₦400 million) which also includes a clause of obligation to buy in the summer with a price fixed for 11 million euros alongside 3.5 million euros in add-ons.
Barcelona released an official statement on their website to announce Perez’s departure from the club.
“FC Barcelona and AS Roma have reached an agreement for the loan of the player Carles Pérez until 30 June for a fee of 1 million euros. The Italian club will pay the player’s wages and are obliged to pay 11 million euros for the player plus 3.5 million in add-ons once the loan period is over. Furthermore, FC Barcelona retains the right of first refusal on any future sale of the player. FC Barcelona would like to publicly thank Carles Pérez for his commitment and professionalism and would also like to wish him all the best for the future,” the club stated.
“The Barça player Carles Pérez made his first team debut on 19 May 2019 in a fixture between Eibar and FC Barcelona at Ipurua on the final weekend of the season,” the club added.
“In the current 2019/20 campaign the striker started the 5-2 win on the opening weekend over Betis at Camp Nou in the league, scoring his first goal for the first team in the process.
“In total this season he featured in 12 matches with the first team, 10 in the league, one in the Copa del Rey and one in the Champions League.”