Jan Vesely will play for Barcelona for the next three seasons. The Czech center of 32 years old and 2.13 meters It would have already reached an agreement with the Barça club, according to the Turkish journalist Ugur Ozan Sulak. His salary will be 1.8 million euros for each campaign.
The signing of Vesely responds to the Barcelona’s need to incorporate a pivot before Brandon Davies Marchwho has rejected several Barça offers and is one step away from committing to Armani Milan. The Czech player was a old yearning of the leaders of the Palau, who already wanted to take over it in previous summers, but he always chose to continue at Fenerbahce.
Vesely has been in Istanbul since 2014when he returned from NBA. He spent three seasons in the American League, where he played in the Wizards and the Nuggets accumulating 162 games with averages of 3.6 points and 3.5 rebounds in 15.2 minutes.
One of the most dominant pivots in Europe
Upon his return to the Euroleague, a competition in which he debuted with the Partizanbecame one of the most dominant centers on the continent. He helped Fenerbahce become champions in 2017 and was the regular season MVP in 2019.
The physical problems have harassed him in recent years, but despite them he has averaged 13.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and a PIR of 18.2 this season, although Fenerbahce have failed to reach the playoffs. It is one of the reasons why there will be numerous movements in the club. aleksandar djordjevic will leave the bench and his more than likely replacement will be Dimitris Itoudiswhich will leave the CSKA.
His compatriot Satoransky can also arrive
Vesely may not be the only Czech signing for Barcelona this summer. I could accompany you Tomas Satoransky, who already passed through the Barça team between 2014 and 2016 before also going to the NBA. the basis of 30 years and 2.01 meters He has already openly shown his desire to return from the United States and play with his compatriot. “I have seen that Barça is also interested in Jan Vesely. Of course, it would make me very happy if we could play together there”, commented before learning that the agreement with the center is closed.