Interviewed by Marca, Brazilian U23 international right-back Emerson Royal (21), still on a year-long loan deal with Real Betis Sevilla, stated: "I'm looking forward to join Barcelona in 2021. First. however, I want to stay put at Betis, and fulfil my ongoing contract. For starters, I'm eager to get through the season, then I'll talk to my agent about what to do next. Anyway, I'm really happy with Betis". The 1999-born has been linked to a bunch of clubs, including Tottenham, Inter Milan, Benfica, and Bayer Leverkusen.