To add to that, a picture showing his name on a Barca shirt in a kit shop went viral on Monday.
If it has any relationship with the reality of the deal, it points to Alexis Sanchez's exit from the Camp Nou—this season, the No. 9 shirt was his.
It looks like a bit of mischief-making with the talks over his transfer still ongoing, but it's one of those chapters you have to expect in a major deal in the social media era.
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