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Joan Laporta revealed he wanted to sign Luis Diaz

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Joan Laporta revealed he wanted to sign Luis Diaz. The president of Barcelona, Joan Laporta, has acknowledged that the Blaugrana had an interest in Luis Diaz before he signed with Liverpool in January of this year. In the most recent winter transfer window, the Reds paid up to €60 million to get Diaz from FC Porto of Portugal. After initially intending to sign the attacker in the summer, Tottenham Hotspur’s interest in him led them to change their minds.

Since then, the international from Colombia has contributed significantly to Jurgen Klopp’s team. In 38 games for them thus far in all competitions, he has so far scored 10 goals and assisted on eight others. Thus far, Diaz has proven to be a huge win for the Merseyside-based team. It seems that the English juggernauts did not just beat Tottenham to the attacker’s signature. Barcelona was also competing to recruit Diaz from Porto in January, according to Laporta. According to the club president, the Catalans even spoke with the 25-year-agent. old’s

We were considering bringing in at the moment, but Liverpool had already secured the spot before us. However, we had an economic issue that needed to be fixed. We had Liverpool in front of us. We were intrigued at the time. He’s a terrific player who has a strong sense of belonging to Liverpool, and I won’t talk about it anymore. We spoke with his representative, but they were well along with it already. It’s important to note that Diaz hasn’t appeared for the Reds since their 2-1 Premier League defeat to Arsenal last month.

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Salman Shaikh
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