Since the extension, extension and reduction of Samuel Umtiti’s contract became official on Monday, it was only a matter of paperwork that Ferran Torres was registered in LaLiga and that he could play against Madrid on Tuesday.

Torres’ registration became official at around 8:00 p.m. and shortly after it was known that Yusuf Demir was leaving Barcelona to return to Rapid in Vienna. Therefore, there were two free numbers in the first squad for the Valencian: 11 and 19. Barcelona reported that, for now, Ferran will wear number 19 against Real Madrid, a number that Messi also wore in his day if you want to be optimistic or Matheus Fernandes if you look the other way.

Surely, Ferran would have chosen the ’11’, but it was not released until after his registration, so for now he will play with the ’19‘. In the National Team he wears the ’11’ and in Manchester City, the ’21’ and in Valencia he wears the ’20’.

Barcelona, ​​in their Social Networks, already posted at night the photo of the forward posing with his new shirt, which will surely debut in a Classic.

Demir, out of the Barça

Yusuf Demir is no longer a FC Barcelona player. Since this Tuesday afternoon, the young Austrian forward has ceased to belong to the first team squad. In fact, The player no longer appears on the LaLiga player list, so his stage at the Blaugrana club can be considered definitively closed.. iron, who is in his country, now has pending whether to finish the season at his current club, Rapid Vienna, or look for a way out in the Bundesliga.

It should be remembered that Yusuf arrived last summer from Rapid on loan for one season and with a purchase option of ten million euros in the event that he played ten games or more. This clause has been the one that has accelerated the Austrian’s departure, since the new coach, Xavi Hernández, considered that his talent was not in accordance with the quality that is required in Barcelona, so in no way was the possibility of paying the ten million to his club of origin contemplated.

Hence, when Demir reached nine games at Barça, his name stopped appearing in the calls, urging the club to look for an exit in the winter market, since he was not going to play another minute in the Catalan entity.

With the departure of the young Austrian, a new token is released, although evidently a very small percentage of the wage bill. In any case, it is a new success for the technical secretariat, which continues with its race against time to fit the financial ‘fair play’ and the salary mass that allows a last reinforcement to the Barcelona ahead of the winter market.