August 14, 2022

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The Sevilla player who shone when he moved to Barcelona

Barcelona and Sevilla are residents of the top teams in the Spanish League and are often regular winners in various European tournaments. Therefore, every time Barcelona’s match against Sevilla becomes a match with high tension and is highly anticipated by Spanish League fans.

Even so, Barcelona and Sevilla have a special relationship in terms of player transfers. And recently Barcelona and Sevilla have reached a transfer agreement with Sevilla defender Jules Kunde for an estimated price of 50 million euros or around IDR 759 billion plus a number of other variables.

Kunde is Barcelona’s 15th signing from Sevilla and is expected to fill the Blaugrana’s back line, however, can Kunde last as long as Sevilla’s previous alumni at Barcelona.

1. Adriano Coreira

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Adriano Coreira before joining Barcelona, ​​he played for Sevilla for a long time for six years. Then, Barcelona were interested in Adriano and recruited him with a contract value of 9.5 million euros, equivalent to Rp. 144 billion. Adriano is able to play in various positions and is usually placed at center back, right back, and left back, this is commonly known as a versatile player.

During the six seasons Adriano defended the Catalan club, he led Barcelona to 2 European Champions League titles, 4 La Liga, 3 Spanish Super Cups, 3 Copa Del Rey, 2 European Super Cups and 2 Club World Cups. However, in 2016 Adriano left Barcelona and joined Turkish club Besiktas.

2. Clement Lenglet

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Clement Lenglet joined Barcelona in 2018 after being recruited for 36 million euros. He was brought in from Sevilla to partner Gerard Pique at Barcelona’s back line, Lenglet has played 156 games over four seasons and won 1 La Liga title, 1 Spanish Super Cup and 1 Copa Del Rey trophy.

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But at the end of his season with Barcelona, ​​Lenglet rarely got playing minutes because he was often injured. In the 2021-2022 season he only played 22 games, compared to previous seasons, it was very inversely proportional because he was often a mainstay of Barcelona’s back line. In the summer transfer of 2022, he was loaned to Tottenham for one season.

3. Luuk de Jong

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Dutch national team striker, Luuk de Jong was brought to Camp Nou from Sevilla to fill the front line position at Barcelona. He joined Barcelona on a season-long loan, at the beginning of his arrival at Barcelona he often received a negative response because of his performance.

But at the end of his loan period, De Jong was often a determinant for Barcelona through his contribution. De Jong has always been Barcelona’s savior in the last minute of the game and helped Barcelona avoid defeat and even bring Barcelona victory. He silenced Blaugrana fans who underestimated him at the start of the season and made a positive impression at the end of the season with six very important goals.

4. Ivan Rakitic

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In 2014, Barcelona signed a Croatian midfielder, Ivan Rakitic. One year after his arrival, he managed to bring Barcelona to the treble winners and also he scored an important goal in the 2014/2015 European Champions League final. With Barcelona he has played 311 games over six seasons and is the fourth foreigner with the most number of games for Barcelona after Lionel Messi, Dani Alves and Javier Mascherano.

While at Barcelona, ​​he won 1 European Champions League title, 1 European Super Cup, 4 La Liga, 4 Copa Del Rey, 2 Spanish Super Cups and 1 Club World Cup. However, he decided to re-join Sevilla with a transfer worth 10.5 million euros or Rp160 billion.

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5. Dani Alves

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Dani Alves can be said to be a living legend for Barcelona because of the contribution he has contributed for nine seasons and recorded 408 matches. In 2008 he started his career with Barcelona after being redeemed from Sevilla for 35.5 million euros or around Rp542 billion.

While in Barcelona, ​​Alves won 23 titles, namely, 6 La Liga titles, 4 Spanish Super Cups, 4 King’s Cups, 3 European Champions Leagues, 3 European Super Cups and 3 Club World Cups. In 2016, his contract was not renewed and he decided to join Juventus. However, he re-joined Barcelona in 2021, after being persuaded by Xavi Herdandez to rejoin.

Jules Kunde is the 15th Barcelona player to come from Sevilla, as Barcelona often sign players who previously played for Sevilla. Vice versa, Sevilla also often recruit Barcelona players, therefore, do not be surprised if Sevilla and Barcelona will transfer players to each other.