Aleix Vidal is the last player to head Barcelona after his stage in Sevilla
The arrival of the full-back Aleix Vidal is the last one of a large number of players that left the team from Andalucia with their destination being Barceloan: Seydou Keita, Dani Alves, Adriano Correia and Ivan Rakitic were the previous cases that succeeded in the city. The 5 players together make a figure around 80 million euros.
Keita arrived in Barcelona on year 2008, he costed 14 million euros and he lived one of the golden ages in the Club where he participated to achieve the first treble by Barça.
The Brazilian heade to the city on summer 2008 after being one of the key pieces in Sevilla. The right-back was worth 29,5 million plus 6 variable. Today nobody doubts about the number of titles achieved by Dani Alves in Barcelona.
Two years later, after the signing of Keita and Alves it was Adriano's turn. His signing was worth 9,5 million of euros. The full-back scored 9 goals during his 5 seasons in Barcelona where his participation in the game decreased during the last seasons.
Rakitic was one of the star signings of last season and in his first campaign as Barça player he scored 8 goals in the 50 matches he played. To many, Rakitic is the replacement for Xavi on the midfield. His signing was worth 18 million euros plus 3 variable.
With these preceding, the expectatives about the signing of Aleix Vidal, who costed 18 million plus 4 variables, invite us to think optimistic about the future.