Barcelona are all set so as to add two extra world-class gamers to their already star-studded squad.
After ending second within the 2021-22 La Liga season, the Blaugrana are decided to show issues round within the upcoming season.
The membership has finished a wonderful job up to now, recruiting some world-class gamers on this summer season’s switch window. Regardless of having bolstered their ranks fairly significantly already, they’re nonetheless trying to herald extra gamers.
With out additional ado, let’s check out the highest tales involving Barcelona from 5 August 2022.
Pep Guardiola reveals stance on Bernardo Silva’s future
Bernardo Silva is being closely linked with a transfer to Barcelona. The Portugal worldwide was in sensational type for Pep Guardiola’s aspect final time period. In 50 appearances throughout all competitions for Manchester Metropolis within the 2021-22 season, Silva scored 13 objectives and offered seven assists.
The Manchester Metropolis supervisor has now responded to rumors linking Silva to Barcelona. Guardiola mentioned the matter in a press convention forward of Metropolis’s first Premier League match of the season in opposition to West Ham United on Sunday. He mentioned (through Fabrizio Romano):
“I might love for Bernardo to proceed, however… I do not know what’s going to occur. Gamers typically have a want and I am not an individual to cease an individual’s want.
“I would like Bernardo to remain right here, 100%. We are going to see what occurs.”
Barcelona attain settlement with Bernardo Silva’s agent
Following on from the earlier report, it appears like Barcelona at the moment are one step nearer to signing their prime midfield goal. In accordance with COPE, the Catalan giants are assured about roping in Bernardo Silva as they’ve already agreed the whole lot with the participant’s agent Jorge Mendes.
Paris Saint-Germain have additionally been linked with Silva however as per the report, this isn’t a supply of concern for the Blaugrana. All they should do now could be offload Frenkie de Jong as quickly as potential to furnish funds for the transfer and in addition unencumber their wage invoice.
Barcelona near signing Marcos Alonso
One in every of Barcelona’s priorities this summer season has been discovering a worthy backup for Jordi Alba. That they had recognized Chelsea wing-back Marcos Alonso as the best candidate for a similar.
In accordance with Fabrizio Romano, Barca are actually near signing Marcos Alonso. Romano claims that the Blues have made vital progress of their talks with Chelsea over Alonso’s switch. The Blues are open to promoting Alonso after finishing a deal for Marc Cucurella.
Romano added that Barcelona had agreed private phrases with Alonso months in the past. Thomas Tuchel is but to greenlight the deal however Barcelona at the moment are lastly assured about signing the Spaniard.
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