Boca president responds to rumours of Everton move for Barrios

Wilmar Barrios

On his way to the Premier League soon?

Boca Juniors president Daniel Angelici has responded to suggestions that Everton will make a move for Wilmar Barrios this week.

The Colombian has been among the reports for a fair while now.

Tottenham have been heavily linked with the player over the past 12 months or so but a new name was added to the fray this week.

Everton are reportedly ready to make a bid for the holding midfielder and that could come close to his release clause.

That could come due to interest in Idrissa Gueye from Paris Saint-Germain but also the fact both James McCarthy and Morgan Schneiderlin

Though, Boca president Daniel Angelici has today revealed exactly what that release clause is.

Not only that, he’s explained that he would only accept bids that matched his release clause and he would then not stand in Barrios’ way of a move.

Oumar Niasse

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 16: Everton player Oumar Niasse pictured during the Premier League match between Everton FC and West Ham United at Goodison Park on September 16, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

If he wants to go there’s nothing we can do

Speaking to Gol Caracol, as quoted by Sport Witness, he confirmed the player has a release clause of €23million.

“No offer has come for Barrios,” he explained.

“He has a clause of €23m and is non-transferable, if a club puts the money in, they will have to talk to the player.”

“If he wants to go there’s nothing we can do.”


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Farhad Moshiri issues Marco Silva warning before Everton vs Bournemouth

Things certainly are not going to well for Marco Silva in his first season.

The former Watford boss was expected to bring football that pleased the eye but also brought results.

While performances have improved, the results haven’t.

That has left Everton sat 11th in the Premier League and has well and truly piled the pressure on Silva.

Now, the clubs majority shareholder has issued somewhat of a warning.

Click here to see what he had to say.