Rodrigo Tarin joins La Liga side Leganes from Barcelona B

The defender has signed a three-year deal with the Madrid-based club

Rodrigo Tarín deja el Barça B para jugar en el Leganés
Rodrigo Tarín deja el Barça B para jugar en el Leganés | AFP

Leganes have confirmed the signing of Rodrigo Tarin on a three-year deal after his contract with Barcelona B expired. 

EFE

The centre-back, 22, joined Barça as a 15-year-old and has been part of the club's B team for the last three seasons, helping them win promotion in 2016-17. 

Tarin, who can also play as a full-back, was restricted to just 10 appearances this past season due to injury problems. 

After injuring his foot at the beginning of the campaign, he missed a large chunk of the season, only returning when Garcia Pimienta took over. 

During his time at Barça he also starred in the UEFA Youth League in 2013-14, even scoring in the final as Barcelona's U19s won 3-0 against Benfica. 

An international at youth level with Spain, he will now get a shot in La Liga at Leganes under their new coach, Mauricio Pellegrino.

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