With club president Joan Laporta plotting a massive revolt at the Camp Nou. 14 players could depart this summer. There are proposals to sell and lease players, as well as trade them. These moves are intended to make room for better players and still saving money on salaries. As a result, the possibility of terminating contracts is being considered. Read more about Barcelona Transfer News Update | 14 players could leave Barcelona this summer below.
After a 3-3 draw with Levante on Tuesday, Barcelona’s title struggle is practically over for another season. Atletico Madrid, the league leaders, are on track to retain the trophy for the 11th time if they win their final two games, though Real Madrid can still refuse them in the final week of a tight title chase. It means Barcelona will have a busy summer, and the club’s precarious financial situation will force them to sell so they can bolster their roster.
Barcelona Transfer News Update | Which Player Will Be Sold, Loaned, or Exchanged?
According to a report by Mundo Deportivo, Philippe Coutinho, Samuel Umtiti, Miralem Pjanic, Martin Braithwaite, Junior Firpo, Neto, and Matheus Fernandes are among the players who will be sold, loaned, or exchanged. However, the club remains optimistic that Lionel Messi will extend his deal with the club for another two years, although at a ‘substantial pay cut.’ Ronald Koeman’s career is still up in the air.
The Dutchman has one year left on his deal. According to the article, he has been under increasing pressure as the club’s title bid has crumbled.
Barcelona is interested in a host of free agents ahead of the summer transfer window. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola announced Eric Garcia’s return to the Catalan giants last month.
In strike, Ronald Koeman prefers Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, with Sergio Aguero and Memphis Depay the other choice.