Recently the Italian giant Juventus made an offer of €20 million for the young forward Gabriel Barbosa of the Brazilian side club Santos, and the offer has been accepted by the Brazilian side. But the transfer is yet to be completed.
The 19-year-old Brazilian forward was in the wish list of many big European clubs, after the successive season in Brazilian league Campeonato Brasileiro 2015/16. The young forward has scored five goals in his 10 appearances.
Juventus has already got their top target Gonzalo Higuain from their rival club Napoli. Now they want the Brazilian forward Gabriel Barbosa as they have already made an offer of €20 million to Brazilian side. The offer has been accepted by Santosnow they only need the “yes” from the forward and the family of Gabriel.
The transfer is yet to be complete. Now he (Gabriel) must make a decision on the offer, if he want to take it further or not club president Modesto Roma said.
In an interview the club president said, “We sent a letter to Wagner [Ribeiro, Gabriel's agent], Valdemir and Lindalva [his parents] with the terms,"
"Santos are now waiting for their position. If they think it's interesting, then we'll go to the next step, including informing Barcelona."
Barcelona were also in the race to sign the young Brazilian forward, as their head coach Luis Enrique already shows his interest towards the striker.