Transfer blow for Liverpool as Barca star confirms Porto move

Barcelona have confirmed that Liverpool target Cristian Tello has agreed a move to join Porto on a two-season long loan, TalkSPORT reports.

The Portuguese club paid the La Liga side about £1.6 million to conclude the loan deal, with the choice to sign him later on for an additional £6.5 million.

However, depending on how Tello performs in his first season, the Catalan side can decide to cancel the signing clause and bring him back to the Camp Nou.

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The 22-year-old winger will once again had the chance of working with Julen Lopetegui, who managed him when he was part of the Spain Under-21 squad.

He was also beleived to be on his way to the English Premier League earlier in the January trasnfer window after impressing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.

Due to the star-studded squad in Spain, the attacker was unable to break into the first team, making only two league starts with 20 substitute appearances, netting one and providing two.