FC Barcelona and Association Sportive de Saint-Étienne Loire have reached an agreement for the sale of Sergi Palencia to the French club. The fee for the player is 2 million euros, plus 1 million in variables.
Barça will also receive 20% of any future fee paid for the sale of Palencia by Saint-Étienne.
The club wish to publically thank Sergi Palencia for his commitment and dedication, and wish him success in the future.
Palencia's time at FC Barcelona thus ends after 12 seasons. He spent the 2018/19 season on loan at Girondins, after having captained Barça B during two seasons (2016/17 and 2017/18). In 2016/17 he led the team to promotion to the Segunda División. The player from Badalona appeared 103 times with the B team, as well as playing for the first team in the Catalan Super Cup against Espanyol in 2016/17.