Barcelona to sign Francisco Trincao from Braga & Matheus Fernandes from Palmeiras

Francisco Trincao
Francisco Trincao has scored two goals in 11 league outings for Braga this season

Barcelona say they have agreedexternal-link to sign forward Francisco Trincao from Braga for 31m euros (£26m).

The 20-year-old will join the Spanish club on 1 July until the end of the 2024-25 season and his contract has a 500m euro buy-out clause.

Portugal Under-21 international Trincao made his debut in his country's top-flight in January 2019.

He has made 11 league appearances for Braga this season, scoring twice and managing two assists.

Later on Friday, Barcelona announced the signing of 21-year-old Brazilian midfielder Matheus Fernandes from Palmeiras for an initial fee of seven million euros (£5.8m) with three million euros (£2.5m) in add-ons.

He will join on 1 July on a five-year deal with a 300m euro (£251m) release clause.

Fernandes has scored once in 11 matches since joining Brazilian side Palmeiras from Botafogo last year and he has represented Brazil's under-17 and under-20 sides.

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