The time of Juan Miranda at FC Schalke 04 is finally history. The Spanish youngster, originally borrowed by FC Barcelona by the end of June 2021, returns to the Catalans in the summer 2020. This was confirmed by Miranda and the boys on Twitter.
“I would like to express my gratitude and say that I am very proud to have been part of FC Schalke 04,” said the 20-year-old. It was my first year as a pro, my first year out of Spain, but I felt at home. I owe this to the people who are part of this wonderful club”.
I would like to show my gratitude and say that I am very proud to have been part of @S04. It has been my first year as a professional, my first year outside of Spain but I have felt at home thanks to all the people who are part of this awesome club. 3rd? pic.twitter.com/K541d6me3i
— Juan Miranda (@JMirandaG19) 30. June 2020
FC Schalke commented on the departure a few hours later and wished Miranda “all the best and good luck for the future.” We also thank FC Barcelona for the agreed solution and the good cooperation with our association,”added Sports Board Jochen Schneider.
Miranda did not get an easy start at the royal blossoms, but found itself increasingly in the starting formation from December. In the last six games the left defender was always in the beginning self. Miranda was not convinced by this fact that she was staying in Gelsenkirchen.
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— FC Schalke 04 (@s04) 1. According to Mundo Deportivo, Miranda has some options on the table for the future. One possibility is to stay at FC Barcelona. However, the defender is also expected to receive offers from other clubs in Europe. Here the newspaper calls FC Porto and Borussia Munich as potential buyers.
Kenny also turns his back on Schalke
Miranda himself had declared at the end of May that he can imagine a farewell from Gelsenkirchen. “Let’s see how this ends, it’s still nine game days. But if things continue as they have been, I will probably not continue because I need minutes to play,”said the Youngster in a conversation with the”Mundo Deportivo”.
Before Miranda also Leisure Player Jonjoe Kenny confirmed that he will return to FC Everton.”Everton Despite the ups and downs, it’s been an honor to play for this club. I came here to play week after week and would like to thank the coach for making this possible,”said the 23-year-old. Kenny was one of the lights of the weak switches, but royal blue should not have the financial means to make a firm commitment to the English.