Franck Kessié will be the first summer signing for coach Xavi.
Kessié will join the La Liga club on a free transfer and is expected to sign a deal until 2026.
According to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, the 25-year-old has completed his medical with Barcelona.
He reports that the medical took place in Lugano (Switzerland) in the last few days.
As per Sky Sport Italia, the former Atalanta man has already undergone his medical visits with the Catalan giants. He will be the first summer signing for coach Xavi.
“I come back from Africa and sign. I want to stay forever” – Kessié said. But the midfielder has already undergone medical exams to become a new Barcelona player… @MilanReportscom
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Gianluca Di Marzio said the following to the Sky studios: “Kessie has already undergone medical examinations with Barcelona in Lugano in recent days and has already signed the contract with the Catalan club. The contract is for 4 years at 7 million euros a year, easy bonuses are included.”