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FC Barcelona and Nigel Hayes are close to a deal for the 2021/22 season, according to

Per the report, the two sides have reached an agreement and the deal will be made official soon.

Hayes was in search for a return to the NBA, but he is expected to remain in the EuroLeague and join FC Barcelona.

The 26-year-old forward will also reunite with FC Barcelona head coach Sarunas Jasikevicus, under whom he played in Zalgiris Kaunas.