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Braithwaite’s agent weighs in on Barcelona exit rumors

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A Premier League switch is being mooted for the Denmark international, who was an emergency signing for Barca just last year.

Martin Braithwaite is “very happy” at FC Barcelona, insists his agent Hasan Cetinkaya as he squashes the rumors linking him with a move away from Camp Nou.

Braithwaite has been heavily linked with Wolves lately. It has been reported super-agent Jorge Mendes is pushing to complete the forward’s €15 million move to the Molineux, with the club keen on signing a new frontman.

There have also been talks the 29-year-old has been deemed surplus to requirements by Barca, who are supposedly looking to get a number of stars off their books this summer.

“Jorge Mendes has nothing to do with Martin Braithwaite, it’s false like all the other reports. Jorge Mendes does not have players at Barcelona,” Cetinkaya told BT.

“He can concentrate on Wolves, but I take care of my players at Barcelona. Why should Martin Braithwaite move to Wolverhampton, and why should an agent who has no players in Barcelona try to bring my player to Wolverhampton, even though I know Jorge Mendes has good connections with clubs like Wolverhampton? It’s a waste of time for everyone.

“Martin Braithwaite plays for the biggest club in the world, he works with one of the most important coaches in the world. From day one until now, everything has exceeded all expectations in terms of playing time in Barcelona and feeling well at the club, and he is very happy.

“He was one of the best players of the last European Championship with incredible statistics, and he will continue in Barcelona.”