Brighton have announced the signing of Valentín Barco from from Boca Juniors.
The Argentine has joined Brighton and the Premier League club have announced it using a video from the game Football Manager. In the announcement, technical director David Weir states:
“Valentín Barco has agreed a deal to join the club. He’s delighted to be working with such a talented group of players. Up the Albion!”
Barco is in the video and says:
“Hello Brighton fans, I’m Valentín Barco, see you soon!”
David Weir went on to speak on Brighton’s website. Here is what he had to say:
“We have been aware of Valentin for a long time and have been impressed with the progress he has made at domestic and international level.
“We’re delighted to welcome him to the club, and we are looking forward to seeing how he progresses and develops under Roberto.
“He has played predominantly on the left side, as a full-back, wing-back or winger, but also shown his versatility with Boca, playing across the midfield.
“He is an exciting prospect, but it’s also important we give him the time as he needs to settle and adapt to new surroundings and the Premier League.”
Valentín Barco joins on a four and a half year contract and he is presently with the Argentina U23 team for the pre-Olympic tournament.
— Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC) January 20, 2024