Barca eyeing Colombian defender Éder Álvarez Balanta

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Eder Alvarez Balanta is on the radar of some top European clubs including Barca

Eder Alvarez Balanta is a defender whose name is being touted around the world of football and several clubs in Europe, including Barcelona, have the player in their crosshairs. However, his club River Plate, now needs money because it’s going through a financial crisis and is willing to sell off percentages of their prized Colombian asset.

As reported by Spanish sports paper Marca, the Argentine club plans to sell 30% of the centre back to group of investors which amounts to about 2M euros (20 million pesos) and keep 50% of the economic rights of the player. The family of the player will retain the remaining 20%.

Barca defender Javier Mascherano spoke highly of River Plate’s Colombian defender. “It all looks good but he’s still very young. From what I’ve seen, he has great qualities. When you see him play, he stands out from the rest. He’s only 20 years old and at a club like River Plate, it shows he has lots of character. ”

Eder Alvarez Balanta is a 20 year old centre back and has played in the youth ranks of the Colombian national team and has a great future ahead.

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  1. If he possess d quality den i tnk he is a gud addition 2 d like of our young Bartra nd masherano coz d like of pique has gone, pique is not inform.

  2. Does this mean Bartra dont get to play. Not sure this is right.


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    Valora en FC Barcelona is currently eyeing up River Plate central defender Eder Alvarez Balanta. The 20 year old Colombian is currently on the radar of some top European clubs including Barcelona. Argentine defender Javier Mascherano o..…