The transfer is not yet official but Barcelona-bound Kevin-Prince Boateng is already dreaming about scoring against their bitterest rivals Real Madrid in El Clásico
The Sassuolo forward confirmed to Sky Italia that he was joining Barca after rumours of a switch emerged earlier in the day.
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"Barca, I'm coming! I'm sad to leave Sassuolo but it is a great chance," Boateng said in an interview.
Kevin Prince Boateng exclusive with @SkySport: “Barça, I’m coming! I’m sad to leave Sassuolo but is a great chance. Don’t ask me about Real Madrid... is just the past! I only want to focus on Barcelona and I hope to score at Bernabéu for the next Clásico” 🔥 #Boateng #Barça #FCB pic.twitter.com/08nw1EFQo1— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 21, 2019
Boateng who had in a previous interview indicated that he prefers Real Madrid to Barca stressed that he was focused on his future with Barca.
"Don't ask me about Real Madrid... is just in the past! I only want to focus on Barcelona and I hope to score at Bernabeu for the next Clásico".
Boateng who was pictured boarding a flight after the interview is expected to join Barca on loan in a deal worth two million euros. Barcelona will have to part with an additional eight million euros to make the deal permanent.