According to a report by Spanish outlet Fichajes, Thomas Tuchel has emerged on Barcelona’s radar. The Catalan giants view the 49-year-old German manager as a potential replacement for Xavi Hernandez, with the current Barcelona boss under tremendous pressure following recent results. Barcelona seemed to be moving in the right direction in the first eight months under the tutelage of Xavi Hernandez. The 42-year-old had overseen some promising results, including a big win over Real Madrid last season. And while Barcelona failed to win the UEFA Europa League, Xavi had Joan Laporta’s backing.
Barcelona have been handed an injury blow during the ongoing international break after new signing Jules Kounde suffered an injury during this season’s UEFA Nations League clash between France and Austria on Thursday night. The Barcelona defender had to leave the field around the midway point of the first half due to the injury and he was replaced by Arsenal defender William Saliba. In his post-match press conference, France manager Didier Deschamps informed journalists that Kounde suffered a muscle injury in the first half and he had to leave the home game against the Austrians as a result.
Spanish La Liga giants Barcelonaare eyeing a fourth straight win in all competitions ahead of their home game against Czech side Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League.
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.