BARCELONA THURSDAY TRANSFER HEADLINES
Barcelona have now won two of their last two matches under new coach Ronald Koeman by beating both Gimnastic and Girona with a score line of 3-1.
Ronald Koeman wants to revived Barcelona back to where they belong as the Dutchman continue to restructuring his squad ahead of next season.
So far, Pjanic, Pedri, and Tricao were the only new faces at Camp Nuo while Authur, and Rakitic have seen the exist door as the Brazilian international sign for juventus and Croatian international sign for sevilla. However, Arturo Vidal and Luis Suarez could also be on this way as the Dutch coach made it clear to Luis Suarez that his service are no longer needed any more while Vidal in on the verge of moving to inter Milan.
Today Thursday being the seventeenth day of the month, here are some major Barcelona transfer headlines.
BARCELONA MAY SIGN MBAPPPE AS LIONEL MESSI REPLACEMENT.
Barcelona may look to sign Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe next summer so as to replace their superstar forward Lionel Messi. According to transfer expert Duncan Castles, Messi wanted to leave Barca in this transfer window but the club would only facilitate a deal if his £630million release clause was activated. However, the Argentina captain is out of contract next summer and is set to leave on a free.
Klian Mbapppe has also declared his interest in leave the league 1 giants next summer. The veteran forward may be sign to replace Messi by next summer if the Argentine exit Camp Nuo.
BARCELONA SET TO WIN THE RACE TO SIGN NEW DEFENDER.
According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona are in a race to sign sevilla defender Jules kounde.
Report suggests that Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman is looking to restructure Barcelona squad and has been impressed by Kounde’s performance. However, they would have to face competition to secure his services as league rivals Real Madrid also have interest on the youngster and Sevilla have no intentions to sell him.
LYON WOULD SIGN SAMUEL UMTITI ONLY IF HE ACCEPTS PAY CUT.
Samuel Umtiti also fall among the categories of first team player not needed by Barça’s new coach Ronald Koeman. However, clubs showing interest are put off by his €194,600 ($230,000) weekly rate, including Ligue 1 giant Olympique Lyonnais, Umtiti’s former club.
Lyon president they are ready to sign the veteran defender only of he accepts pay cut from his earnings.
BARCELONA CONFIDENT THAT GOALKEEPER WILL SIGN BEW CONTRACT.
Barcelona are confident that goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen will next new contract at Barcelona before he leave the club next summer.