Barcelona Possible Transfers following Griezmann Snub.
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann snubs the move to Nou Camp came as a shock to the football world. Meanwhile, everyone is busy talking about his decision, Ernesto Valverde has begun his search for the possible spark which can lead them to the Champions League title. The Egyptian star Mohammed Salah is the first person who can make this strong side, stronger. The playmaker has scored 42 goals and assisted 14 for Liverpool this season. Though the value of Premier League top goal scorer has increased tremendously he is the man who can provide the pace to Valverde’s highly rated attack.
Another important thing that is focused on by Barcelona is that PSG must raise €53m to avoid the penalty by Financial Fair Play. Taking it as an opportunity Barcelona Board has four players from PSG on its wish list. The list includes the Italian Marco Verratti, who was inquired by Barcelona last summer also. Adrien Raboit, Edison Cavani, and Angel Di Maria are the other names on the list.
The Ajax duo Mathis De Ligt and Frenkie De Jong who helped their team to reach the final of Europa League in the year 2016-17 have been reportedly unhappy with the board and wants to leave the club in summer. Both kids have a potential and Barcelona is planning to swoop the duo with an eyeing €95m to secure the future.
The German shot-stopper has Marc-Andre Ter Stgen has shown his interest of playing with his international teammate Thiago Alcantara, at club level. The German midfielder left the club 5 years back to join the German Giant’s Bayern Munich. There can be chances that Valverde can use him as an additional defensive midfielder for the Champions League.
Further, the first season for Ernesto Valverde has come as a success as the Spaniard was able to win La Liga, just losing one match that too at the ending moments of the league. The France winger Ousmane Dembele was signed in the last summer window from Borussia Dortmund and Brazil’s Philippe Coutinho was signed in the winter window, in order to provide depth to the squad. Barcelona doesn’t need a huge transfer this summer but should utilize his on stars in a way that can help them the Champions League title.