This is according to FCInterNews, a Spain-based outlet, which states that there is only one Nerazzurri primary player that the club is after and they may still have some involvement even if a deal cannot be finalized. However, a few other names also came up in the discussion from the Porto club and Kessie. Sport claims that the president of the Catalonia giants along with their director also traveled to Portugal earlier this week. There, a meeting was also arranged between the directors of the Italian club to watch the Nerazzurri play in the Champions League.
Barcelona Set on Reinforcing its Team
Barcelona is on a triumphant streak as they have won their way into the semi-finals of Copa de Rey. Gavi is now being considered for the first team. He would be wearing the No 6 shirt as Memphis Depay is departing from the team. A contract was signed with Gavi earlier on but it was assumed that he would have to wait till the campaign ends. Then only would he be signed on the senior team? Cope now reports that Barca is looking to sign him on earlier. They are simply awaiting a green light from the La Liga team.
Barca does have some room to wiggle since Memphis Depay is departing for Atletico. It is unlikely that a replacement for him will arrive soon. Hence, renewals need to be focused on now. Gavi in that list is a priority. There are other players as well. For instance, Barca is also waiting to sign up for Ronaldo Araujo would also play in the first team. Other players include Alejandro Balde. The Catalans are keen to sign a new agreement with him. However, they are awaiting a status report on their finances. It might be that Alejandro is signed on only in the summer of this year. Continue reading
Silva Is Available for Signing up with Barcelona
With January 2023 transfer window still open, most of the news is that of possible transfers and re-assignments. For instance, Barcelona has been interested in taking up Bernardo Silva, a 28-year-old creative midfielder. He was currently being chased by Paris Saint-Germain, the Ligue 1 champions. However, the latest news is that Paris Saint-Germain is not considering signing him up this season. Hence, Barcelona is free to chase this player.
With Paris Saint-Germain opening up the field for Barcelona, they would want to sign him when the transfer window opens up in the summer. Bernardo is considered one of the most creative midfield players of the Premier League since he arrived in 2107 from AS Monaco. However, till now Pep Guardiola has not opted for him. The Portuguese international player is known for delivering results, especially when teams are in tight spots. Till now he has assisted in 56 goals for Manchester City. He has also scored as many as 50 goals. Now that Silva is open to moving, Paris Saint-Germain or Barcelona seem to be his possible options. Continue reading
Barcelona Fear Frenkie De Jong Might Leave When Contract Expires
The last summer window had been difficult for Frenkie de Jong, the Barcelona midfielder to endure. He has been constantly in the limelight as the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United tried taking him from Spotify Camp Nou.
BARCELONA EYEING THOMAS TUCHEL AS XAVI REPLACEMENT
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.
KOUNDE SUFFERS INJURY AGAINST AUSTRIA
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.
BARCELONA EYEING FOURTH STRAIGHT WIN
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.
CHELSEA EYEING AUBA DEAL – REPORTS
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.
NEWCASTLE UNITED OFFERED CHANCE TO SIGN MEMPHIS DEPAY THIS SUMMER
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.
BRAZILIAN MIDFIELDER ARTHUR MELO REPORTEDLY WANTS BARCA RETURN
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.