As we are witnessing another summer transfer window, Barcelona are already creating some moves and rumors too. With newly appointed manager, Barca are supposed to make transfers that will help them to rise again, after a disappointing season by their own standards. Here is a list of some of the latest buzz and news surrounding Barca within the market :
1. Barca reject three Gomes bids:
Barcelona have already rejected three offers for Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes, Mundo Deportivo reports. Reportedly, the bidding clubs are Juventus, Manchester United and Tottenham
2. Lee Seung Woo close to a Dortmund Contract:
Termed as the ‘Korean Messi’, Lee Seung Woo joined the FC Barcelona Juvenil A immediately after the transfer ban was over. The talent is likely to move to Dortmund, according to Lee’s agent Pere Guardiola. Another talent going out of Masia?
3. Jeremy Mathieu to Sporting?
As reported by O Jogo, Jeremy Mathieu has rescinded his contract and is no longer a Barcelona player. The French has agreed a two year deal and is only to become formally out.
4. Iniesta heating up the market:
According to Calciomercato and Gazzetta dello Sport, Andres Iniesta is creating quite a place in the transfer market. As latest reports offer, Andres is being demanded by Inter Milan and Manchester City. Inter may be dreaming of Iniesta but so is Pep Guardiola who knows the midfielder better than most. Pep has been in touch with Iniesta to ask if he could be tempted to leave Camp Nou and link up with him at the Etihad.
5. Munir heading to Zenit after Mboula leaves for Monaco?
Munir is likely to go to Zenit St Petersburg, as manager Roberto Mancini wants to build a young team with the young man included in it. As of AS, Zenit are ready to pay €20m for his services. Let me remind you, Jordi Mboula, another prominent Masia talent left for Monaco yesterday.
6. The Verratti and Dembele procedure :
Barcelona officials have met with Ousmane Dembele’s agent to thrash out a transfer and a £79 million offer is on the table.The Borussia Dortmund star is one of Ernesto Valverde’s top targets this summer.
As the Sun reports, Verratti is on Barcelona’s radar as they look to improve their midfield. He would come in for Andres Iniesta and add legs to the ageing side. But PSG are keen to keep hold of the Italy star. No further negotiations are initiated till now.
Let’s wait and watch, what will the board do to welcome Ernesto Valverde?