06/04/2023 at 08:00 CEST
The ‘Red Devils’ have made a move in recent hours for Fiorentina’s Moroccan midfielder
The player still has the desire to play for Barca, but he is aware of the difficulty of closing operations
While waiting for the financial viability plan presented by FC Barcelona to give the green light to LaLiga or not, the sports management continues to work to find a replacement for Sergio Busquets. Xavi Hernandez recalled in the press conference before the last league match against Celta de Vigo that the priority is the arrival of Leo Messi and a defensive midfielder.
There are a number of names Barca are considering to replace Badia del Valles’ departure, all depending on which scenario Barca take to face the summer transfer market: optimistic, less optimistic or pessimistic . Martin Zubimendi, Joshua Kimmich, Ruben Neves, Guido Rodriguez and Sofyan Amarbat They are some of the candidates to be located at the core of the team.
precise, The Moroccan player made the maximum effort and was close to signing for the Blaugrana team in the winter transfer window, but Fiorentina did not make it easy To close the deal and the operation was ‘falling off’. Due to the Blaugrana club’s difficulties with Financial Fair Play, he had to come on loan with an option to purchase for this summer, something the Italian team did not accept.
The footballer’s priority is to prepare as the Blaugrana from next season, But he is aware of the delicate economic situation that Barca is going through at the moment. The player will be patient, but he will not do it forever, which is why he manages the options in the event that the operation is not carried out in the Blaugrana key.
In this context and taking into account Amarbat’s contract with Fiorentina expires on June 30, 2024, there are a number of clubs that have made moves to acquire the midfielder’s services. One of them is Manchester United, who are serious about the Moroccan and have stepped up contact in the last few hours.
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