FC Barcelona’s defender Fontàs, on loan at Mallorca
Barça’s young centre half was officially presented this Monday at his new club Mallorca, where he will stay on loan until June 30th. The Catalan player travelled to Mallorca the same day for a medical check-up and later he was presented as a new player of the Balearic team. Fontàs suffered a serious knee injury last season.
Barcelona (ACN).- Andreu Fontàs will spend the rest of this season on loan at Mallorca. The defender travelled to Palma de Mallorca this Monday morning for a medical prior to signing the deal and was then presented as the newest member of Joaquín Caparrós\u2019 squad.
Fontàs, who will be 23 in November, was yet to make his debut for FC Barcelona this season in an official game and after the serious knee injury he suffered last year he explained: \u201Cright now I need to be playing. This is a very good opportunity and I am very keen to take it up\u201D.
At Mallorca, Fontàs will wear the number 24 shirt and occupy the place in the squad vacated by Joao Victor, who picked up a long term injury in the team\u2019s last Spanish League fixture.