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Marc-Andre ter Stegen signs a pre-deal with Barcelona?


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Borussia Monchengladbach goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen (20) has signed a pre-deal with Barcelona. He'll join for 4 seasons. [marca tv]



His contract with Gladbach is until 2015.


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According to the program forward 'Futboleros' BRAND TV, Barcelona has reached an agreement to hire Borussia Moenchengladbach goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

According to information released by the television program, and Ter Stegen Barca have already signed a preliminary contract for the German goalkeeper is over from Victor Valdes in goal Barca.

Ter Stegen, 20, is the goalkeeper of Borussia Mönchengladbach and is considered one of the great promises of the international scene. His name has not been linked only to Barca, but in recent times has sounded for several major European clubs.







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re: Marc-Andre ter Stegen signs a pre-deal with Barcelona?


A pre-deal? Wtf is that a common thing?





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re: Marc-Andre ter Stegen signs a pre-deal with Barcelona?


In soccer, a pre-deal is pretty common.





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re: Marc-Andre ter Stegen signs a pre-deal with Barcelona?


Dude has the potential to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world quickly. If this indeed is true, Barca won't miss a beat





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re: Marc-Andre ter Stegen signs a pre-deal with Barcelona?


i thought you couldn't sign bosmans or whatever they're called nowadays till the final 6 months of the existing contract. is it different now or different for under 21s?





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A pre-deal? Wtf is that a common thing?

You can start negotiating guys with six months or less left on their contract. Although, like S said, I don't know what's up with this deal.






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re: Marc-Andre ter Stegen signs a pre-deal with Barcelona?


No it's still the same, but 'under the table' deals are worked out from time to time.





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thought you couldn't sign bosmans or whatever they're called nowadays till the final 6 months of the existing contract. is it different now or different for under 21s?

hence the letter of intent, memorandum of understanding, or 'pre-deal'.



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BobLoblaw
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hence the letter of intent, memorandum of understanding, or 'pre-deal'.


Sounds like tapping up to me, atleast if Barca played any part in a negiotiation. M'Gladbach would have had to give Barca permission to speak to ter Stegen unless he was in the final six months of his contract, no?

I suppose if he signed a 'letter of intent' to join Barca in 2015 thats ok, but I cannot imagine it to be legally binding, especially if Barca made no offer to MAtS at the time (which legally they should not have been able to).






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