There are nonetheless two weeks left earlier than the summer season switch window of 2022 involves an finish and Barcelona are planning some main strikes earlier than the commerce window slams shut.
The Blaugrana have already made some eye-catching additions, none greater than the signing of Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich. Nevertheless, they’re nonetheless planning to herald one other marquee participant within the type of Manchester Metropolis celebrity Bernardo Silva.
The 27-year-old, for his half, seems eager on becoming a member of the Blaugrana and on Saturday, gave the impression to be saying goodbye to the Metropolis followers following their Premier League win in opposition to AFC Bournemouth on the Etihad Stadium.
Nevertheless, given Barcelona’s monetary scenario, funding a transfer for the Portuguese worldwide may show difficult. Certainly, the Catalans have been hoping to dump Frenkie de Jong and use the funds from his sale to bankroll Silva’s switch.
However, the Netherlands worldwide shouldn’t be prepared to depart Camp Nou, which may pressure Barça into contemplating alternate options. One such possibility that the Catalan giants are contemplating, as reported by Mundo Deportivo, is the sale of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
The 33-year-old Gabonese hitman is attracting critical curiosity from Premier League giants Chelsea, who’re determined so as to add a brand new No. 9 to their roster. Thomas Tuchel is eager on a reunion with Aubameyang, having labored with him prior to now at Borussia Dortmund.
Barcelona boss Xavi sees the ex-Arsenal captain as an necessary a part of his plans and needs to maintain him on the membership. Nevertheless, that stance may alter as they search for methods to finance a transfer to deliver Silva to Camp Nou.
Barcelona would reportedly demand a sum of round €25 million for Aubameyang, which might assist them to some extent of their bid for the Manchester Metropolis celebrity.
Chelsea can be prepared at hand Aubameyang a profitable contract and a beginning position within the facet, one thing that’s not on the desk at Barça following the arrival of Robert Lewandowski. Eugenio Botas, an middleman within the operation, has held talks with the Blaugrana over the previous few weeks.
Barcelona plan to make use of the potential €25 million that they could obtain from Aubameyang’s sale and the proceeds from Sergino Dest’s attainable exit to fund a transfer for Silva. With not a lot time left, the Catalans should decide up tempo in the event that they wish to see this one by.