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While FC Barcelona is multiplying the tracks as the summer transfer window approaches, Xavi can already count on two reinforcements for next season. The culé club would indeed have completed the arrivals of Franck Kessié (AC Milan) and Andreas Christensen (Chelsea), profiles that enthusiastic management.
For his first transfer window at the head of the heart rate BarcelonaXavi has been particularly active this winter by getting his hands on four reinforcements. Daniel Alves, Ferran Torres, Adama Traore and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang thus joined the culé club, and other players are now expected in Catalonia to carry out this new project led by John Laporta and Xavi. the heart rate Barcelona has big ambitions and multiplies the tracks while waiting for the opening of the summer transfer window. For his part, the Blaugrana coach has already clarified his position on the subject, this Monday at a press conference: “ Barça must have at least two players per position and there are positions that are not doubled. It is important to have good planning. (…) I think it’s important to get stronger every year. Those who come will be welcome. There is the current economic situation and players have to leave. These are difficult situations, but we have to strengthen ourselves in the coming year if we want to be competitive. “Still in the red financially, the Barca will therefore have to show ingenuity to inject new blood into its workforce, and two recruits are already considered to be closed internally.
“Andreas is a great central defender”, do we believe internally
According to ASthere is indeed no longer any doubt to be had concerning andreas Christensen (Chelsea) and Franck Kessie (AC Milan). Within the heart rate Barcelona, we unofficially confirm the arrival of the two players at the end of the season, when their contract will have ended with their respective clubs. While waiting for the supporters to get a precise idea of these future reinforcements, the club’s technical secretariat is totally convinced that these first two recruits will help the team of Xavi. “ They will surprise many “, we explain internally. ” Andreas is a great central defender, with extraordinary talent; we can’t focus on two specific mistakes, we have to look at his whole career “, adds the Catalan team, referring to the recent underperformance of Christensen with chelsea. The Dane will sign for five seasons according to the Spanish daily, with an annual salary of €5m. The original plan of Blaugrana was that Christensen take the place of Clement Lengletpushed towards the exit, thus reinforcing the central hinge already composed ofEric Garcia, Ronald Araujo and Gerard Pique, but the physical condition of the latter makes the management doubt, who could resolve to make an effort this summer to bring another player to this position. According to ASthe names of jules Kounde (FC Sevilla) and Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli) are on the table, while Alessio Romagnolialso at the end of his contract with the A.C. Milanis also appreciated.
Kessié, a “model” player for Barça
In Catalonia, there are also doubts about the Franck Kessiewith a profile that may not match the game plans of Xavi according to several observers. But there too, the club wants to be enthusiastic about the idea of welcoming the Ivorian midfielder, defined internally as a “model” player in every sense of the word. As in defense, other movements could be reported in midfield depending on possible departures. The situation of Frankie of jong should be monitored in particular, since the heart rate Barcelona would remain open to offers without having scheduled the transfer of the Dutch international. There remains the site of the attack, where a size is expected. After seeing Erling Haaland take the path of Manchester Citythe Barca should now focus on Robert Lewandowski (Bayern), sadio Mane or Mohammad salah (Liverpool).