Barcelona interest on Perez for backup option.

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Ayoze Perez, a 30-year-old forward from Real Betis, has a release clause of just 4 million euros and is consider Barcelona backup option.

Barcelona plans to sign Spanish international striker Nico Williams from Athletic Bilbao this summer. But if not successful The Azulgrana are ready to turn their attention to Real Betis Ayoze Perez, who is available at a much cheaper price, according to a report from UFABET on Tuesday. 

Nico is a top target for Barcelona’s left-wing defense, UFABET but the 21-year-old has a €50-60m release clause, which is a major stumbling block for the Azul Grana amid the club’s financial problems. So the Catalan giants may have to look for cheaper alternatives, with Ayoze being one of them.

Ayoze has played in the Premier League since 2014 with Newcastle before joining Leicester City in the summer of 2019. He then returned to Spain to play with Real Betis on loan. He will be in the second half of the 2022-2023 season until signing a permanent contract until 2027 with Betigo at the end of that season.

According to reports, Barcelona are also keeping an eye on Ayoze after the 30-year-old forward has impressed with Real Betis, scoring 11 goals and providing two assists this season. Playing 37 games (31 starts) with a release clause of only 4 million euros, the player has attracted strong interest from the Azulgrana.