FC Barcelona has announced the signing of Dutch defender Mike van Beijnen. What the club did not announce, the player has to part with € 100 mn ($114 mn) for an exit from the two year contract.
Van Beijnen has signed his contract with FC Barcelona on Thursday afternoon at the Ciutat Esportiva training ground in the presence of director Silvio Elías, head of professional youth football, together with Josep Segura, sports manager for football, and José Mari Bakero and Guillermo Amor, who are in charge of the youth setup at the club, the LaLiga club has stated.
The right back, who has previously played for NAC Breda, PSV Eindhoven and Willem II put pen to paper for the next two seasons, though to 2021. He arrives as a free agent.
FC Barcelona has also announced the signing on club’s official twitter handle @FCB.
🔵🔴📝 We are delighted to announce that 20 year old Dutch defender Mike van Beijnen has signed a 2-year contract to join @FCBarcelonaB as a free agent.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) June 20, 2019
Dutch right-back Van Beijnen, 20, who has played for NAC Breda, PSV Eindhoven and Willem II, has signed a two-year deal with Barcelona B. He played alongside Barcelona’s £65m signing Frenkie de Jong in Willem’s youth teams.
Barcelona B play in the Segunda Division B, in the third tier of Spanish football.