Samper set for Barca exit

Barcelona are set to loan out Sergi Samper for another season after the 22-year-old returned from a stint at Granada.

The central midfielder, who has been at the club since the age of six, has made only nine first-team appearances for the Blaugrana with only one coming in La Liga.

Marca report he was informed last week that he was not in Ernesto Valverde’s first team plans at the Camp Nou this season and the Catalan club plan to loan him out to a fellow La Liga side.

Samper started only 13 La Liga fixtures this campaign despite arriving in Andalucia highly regarded following his progression through La Masia youth academy with the Blaugrana.

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