FC Barcelona and Villarreal CF have reached an agreement for the loan move of Nahuel Leiva to Barça B until 30 June 2018. The player arrives until the end of the season with the option of making the loan move permanent.
This afternoon, the player has signed his new contract at the offices of the Club at the Ciutat Esportiva with the Director responsible for Barça B, Silvio Elias, and the technical secretary of professional academy football, Jose Mari Bakero.
Nahuel Leiva, born in Rosario (Argentina) is 21-years-old and he has come through the Villarreal CF youth system before playing for their first team. Last season, they agreed a loan move with Real Betis which saw the Spanish-Argentinian footballer move for two seasons. He is an international with the Spanish U-21 national team and Nahuel has played seven La Liga games and two Copa del Rey fixtures for Quique Setién’s team.