FC Barcelona and ACF Fiorentina have reached an agreement for the loan of Cristian Tello until 30 June 2016, once his current loan agreement until the end of the season with FC Porto is rescinded.
With this new loan, ACF Fiorentina will take over the conditions of the agreement between FC Barcelona and FC Porto.
Tello left for Porto to play under former Barça man Julen Lopetegui. During the season 2014/15 the Catalan winger was one of the fixtures in the team, playing 33 games, 25 in the league, seven in the Champions League and one in the cup, scoring a total of eight goals. However, this season’s the team’s inconsistency cost Lopetegui his job and Tello’s form dipped as a result. Up to now he has played 11 league games, five in the Champions League and three in the Cup – scoring twice. Now Tello will try his luck in Serie A with Fiorentina.