Barcelona might have finished the finalizing of Ferran Torres in a ₤467 million offer ahead of the January transfer window, however Xavi Hernandez is still not pleased. The Catalan club’s brand-new supervisor wishes to generate a standard number 9, and has actually made Alvaro Morata his leading target.
Xavi lost Sergio Aguero after the Argentine forward was required to call time on his profession owing to heart issues, leaving the Barcelona supervisor short in the assaulting department. Luuk de Jong and Martin Braithwaite are offered to the supervisor, however both are ruled out feasible choices in the long-lasting.
Morata, who is on a season-long at Juventus from La Liga side Atletico Madrid, has actually become the Barcelona employer’ main target with Xavi even starting contact with the Spain global about a transfer to the Camp Nou in January. The previous Real Madrid aggressor is stated to be available to going back to his homeland and is prepared to require a relocation if required.
According to Italian transfer professional Fabrizio Romano, Xavi has actually been calling Morata frequently about going back to La Liga, however Juventus are not going to let him leave unless they discover an ideal replacement. The Serie A club have actually likewise apparently notified Atletico that they will not be setting off the EUR40 million choice to make the offer long-term in the summer season.
Meanwhile, Xavi has actually notified Morata about a more long-lasting vision, which will see him sign up with the Catalan club on an irreversible basis in the summer season. Barcelona might utilize Antoine Griezmann, who is presently on loan at Atletico, to craft a prospective swap handle Diego Simeone’s side currently bound to pay around EUR40 million to sign him completely.
However, regardless of Xavi’s heavy interest in signing Morata, it stays uncertain if he will have the assistance of the management. Barcelona director of football Matheu Alemany confessed just recently that the club’s debilitating monetary concerns are still holding them back from signing up Torres, that makes it tough to generate another gamer unless they majorly slash their inflated wage costs and offload gamers.
Ferrán Torres can’t be signed up now – however we intend to fix that scenario when he is readily available. Demir sale might assist, we’re on it. Let’s see what occurs with Luuk de Jong,” Alemany stated, according to Romano. “Morata deal? Xavi requested for Ferrán, he had today he desired.”