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Sao Paulo expect Barcelona to finalise Gustavo Maia deal

Sao Paulo expect to receive their first payment for Gustavo Maia ahead of his move to BarcelonaUOL Esporte reports.

Barcelona agreed to pay Sao Paulo €1m in March to secure a first option, which they intend to use.

And Sao Paulo are expecting the €1m to arrive this week, which will begin the transfer process.

The payment will make Maia’s move to the La Liga club official, although they will still owe €3.5m.

People linked to the 19-year-old forward take it for granted that he will be joining Barca.

The idea is for Maia to present himself to Barcelona between August and September.

Atletico Madrid and Liverpool were also interested in Maia, making contact with his entourage.

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