ANDhe Real Madrid is brewing one of the biggest movements in recent years in the Euroleague. The signing for the next season of Shane Larkinone of the most decisive players on the continent and star of the current champion Anadolu Efeswhom he brought along Vasilije Micic to the title in Final Four of the last course. According to Mundo Deportivo, the white team has already reached an agreement with the 1.82-meter, 29-year-old point guard, who He would arrive free, because his contract with the Turkish team ends.

The operation would need a important detail to be finished off And it is that Bitci Baskonia waives the right of first refusal that he owns over the player, that He played for the Vitorian team in the 16-17 season. Madrid is already negotiating compensation with the Baskonia team, which could get good money to alleviate its coffers affected by the pandemic.

Larkin, who would not occupy a non-EU position as he had obtained Turkish nationalityis averaging 14.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 19.6 PIR credits in this edition of the Euroleague.

Habitual torment of the Barça

The incorporation of Larkin would come to alleviate Madrid’s problems in the direction and in the outside game, where an offensive reference is missing that he can win a match by himself based on quality. In addition, when they face each other it is usually a torment for the Barcelona , who already claimed him when he left Baskonia. In times in which the azulgranas seem to have taken command in the classicshis eternal rival intends to give a blow of effect.

His arrival, however, seems incompatible with the continuity of any of the current basesespecially from Thomas Heurtel and of Nigel Williams-Goss. The first signed by one season with the option of another by the club and its performance is being somewhat irregular. The second would still have a year left on his contract, although his non-community passport and his still lack of adaptation could cause his departure in the summer to make room for the new signing, which would be a bombshell in the top continental competition.