Two-time European champions Chelsea are plotting a move for Barcelona striker Pierre-EmerickAubameyang this summer. This is according to the various reports in the media. Chelsea want to sign a new striker between now and the rest of this summer’s transfer window. The search for a new striker has been narrowed down to Aubameyang. Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel worked with the Barcelona player for some years at Borussia Dortmund in the German top flight and they enjoyed a very good relationship. To this effect, Tuchel is keen to reunite with Aubameyang at Stamford Bridge.
A recent report from 90 Min has offered a fresh update on Newcastle United’s quest to find a new attacker this summer. The Premier League outfit have been severely disappointed with their pursuit of top targets such as Hugo Ekitike, which has forced them to find other options in the market. Clubs and agents across Europe are trying to take advantage of Newcastle’s desperation by offering them the opportunity to sign fringe players. In one such case, the Magpies have been offered the chance to sign Barcelona star Memphis Depay.
According to a report by Italian outlet Calciomercato, Arthur Melo will prefer to join Barcelona if he leaves Juventus in the summer transfer window. The 25-year-old midfielder is also a target for Arsenal and AS Monaco, with the Bianconeri keen on cashing in on him ahead of the 2022/23 season. Arthur Melo joined Juventus from Barcelona nearly two years ago, with Miralem Pjanic moving to Camp Nou in a separate deal, as the two clubs agreed to swap the midfielders. But the transfers have not panned out as envisioned for any of the four parties involved, with the players struggling to make their mark and the European heavyweights desperate to offload them.
According to SPORT, Barcelona midfielder Riqui Puig has a new admirer in Girona FC as he looks to sort out his future heading into the summer transfer window. Puig is a product of Barcelona’s famed La Masia youth setup. The 22-year-old was widely regarded as one of the best prospects to have come through the ranks at the club when he made his senior debut in 2018 under then-manager Ernesto Valverde. However, the midfielder has failed to kick on and translate his potential into success at the first-team level for Barcelona.
Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly confident of signing Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona in a £50 million deal. According to a report by Daily Mail, Manchester United and Barcelona are in talks over a possible move in the summer transfer window for Frenkie de Jong. And the Premier League heavyweights are confident of securing the services of the Dutch midfielder in a deal worth £50 million.
La Liga heavyweights Barcelona have reportedly offered Sergino Dest, Riqui Puig and Martin Braithwaite to Valencia over a summer move. According to a report by Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo, Valencia will have the chance to sign Sergino Dest, Riqui Puig and Martin Braithwaite in the summer transfer window. Barcelona could use the three players as makeweights in the deal to sign Carlos Soler ahead of the 2022/23 season.
Sergino Dest, Riqui Puig and Martin Braithwaite face uncertain futures at FC Barcelona amid their reducing roles at Camp Nou. While Dest still has a chance to remain with Barcelona for the foreseeable future, Puig and Braithwaite are out of favour at Camp Nou. Continue reading
RB Leipzig attacking midfielder Dani Olmo is said to be on the list of transfer targets at Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona. This is according to the report from the stables of Spanish news portal Fichajeswhich statedthat Barcelona are prepared to seal a return to Spain for the RB Leipzig. It was revealed that Barcelona director MateuAlemany is working on a deal for the 23-year-old Spanish international.
In a massive turn of events, Chelsea’s young attacking midfielder Mason Mount is the latest player to be linked with Barcelona. According to what Footmercato has learned, Barcelona are planning a massive overhaul and several players have been identified who can rightly fit into Xavi’s scheme of things.
This includes Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski and RB Leipzig’s Christopher Nkunku among the aforementioned Mason Mount. Mount, who recently made his 150th appearance for Chelsea in a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid, last signed a contract in 2019, putting pen to a five-year deal that is set to expire in 2024. Continue reading
The 2022 summer transfer window will be a crucial period for Barcelona. With their financial woes gradually easing, the Blaugrana could have some funds to bolster the first-team setup at Camp Nou, albeit if they manage to manoeuvre the personnel efficiently.
One of the key areas for Barcelona to reinforce ahead of the 2022/23 season will be the offensive unit. While they have added six attacking players since last summer, a closer look reveals why the Catalan giants will have to continue splurging on forwards in the next window.
Barcelona fans who want star attacker Ousmane Dembele to stay at the club may finally have a reason to rejoice if the latest reports about his future are anything to go by. Dembele is reportedly not opposed to the idea of staying put at Barcelona, even though negotiations over a renewal have halted.
According to Spanish journalist Helena Condis on COPE, Barcelona might end up tying Ousmane Dembele to a new contract after all. The French international is open to staying put at Camp Nou beyond the summer transfer window, even though negotiations over a renewal have broken down. Continue reading