- Barcelona face a tough summer with the club announcing £1.15bn loan
- Crisis weakens club in transfer market and forces Lionel Messi to pull out
- Reports claim Barcelona will be more ambitious in next summer’s window
- A move is already underway for RB Leipzig and Spain international Dani Olmo
- Erling Haaland and Paul Pogba reportedly remain substitutes for the Spanish giants
Barcelona are already working on a deal to sign RB Leipzig forward Danny Olmo and could make moves for Erling Haaland and Paul Pogba next summer, reports say.
The Catalan faced a nightmare summer transfer window, which went after off-the-pitch turmoil, including a £1.15bn loan announced in August, which saw them unable to keep star man and talisman Lionel Messi, now in Paris. are in Saint-Germain.
The summer crisis also limited Barcelona’s muscle in the transfer market, with the Spanish giants signing only Sergio Aguero, Eric García and free agents in Memphis Depay, joining Yusuf Demir and Luc de Jong on loan and new right-backs. Transferred to Emerson Royal. Tottenham for the advantage.
According to reports, Barcelona are already working on a deal to sign RB Leipzig’s Dani Olmo
The Catalans may reportedly buy Erling Haaland (left) and Paul Pogba (right) for the ‘dream’
and according to Spanish news outlets sports world, Barcelona could go all-out in next season’s transfer window, with talks with Leipzig’s Olmo already underway, while Haaland and Pogba have been touted as the ‘dream’ for next summer.
Reports claimed Catalonia-born winger Olmo was very close to rejoining Barcelona in the final days of the summer transfer window, but a move never materialised, with the 23-year-old having spent five with the LaLiga side in that process. negotiated the contract of the year.
Barcelona have reportedly now struck a deal in principle with the player, meaning they now only need to negotiate a fee with German side Leipzig and agree a salary with the winger.
Olmo, who spent seven years at the Barcelona academy before his Leipzig transfer to Dinamo Zagreb in 2014, could be followed by the Catalans in the winter, but it is expected the Bundesliga side will keep him for the latter end. Would like Season.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta (above) observes a tough summer at Camp Nou
But Mundo Deportivo claims Barcelona will be more ambitious in next summer’s window
Meanwhile, Dortmund striker Haaland is considered a ‘dream’ option by Barcelona president Joan Laporta as speculation over the Norwegian forward looks set to roll into 2022.
In April this year, the 21-year-old’s father and agent were picked up at the city’s airport by Laporta’s assistant to negotiate a new deal in Barcelona.
Chelsea reportedly bid for Haaland during the summer but the Premier League side failed to meet Dortmund’s £170 million valuation for the player.
Haaland has a £76m release clause that comes into effect next year, meaning a return is likely for Europe’s elite striker, who has made 66 appearances in 66 games since joining Dortmund from Salzburg in January 2020. Scored goals.
Haaland’s father Alfie (L) and agent Mino Raiola (R) arrived in Barcelona in April this year
However, a major hurdle for Barcelona is the large add-on package that Haaland’s agent Mino Riola and father Alf-Inge will reportedly demand – a figure that could see both representatives pocketing £17m each.
Raiola also represents Manchester United midfielder Pogba, who remains an option to sign for Barcelona at Old Trafford next summer with a contract situation still not resolved.
The Frenchman’s deal expires at the end of this season, with Pogba able to negotiate with any team in Europe on a pre-contract deal on January 1.
Italian agent Raiola, however, is contemplating a possible Pogba return to Juventus, the club where the 28-year-old played for four years and then set a world record for a return to Manchester in 2016.
Meanwhile, Pogba’s (above) contract at Manchester United expires at the end of this season.
“Pogba’s contract expires next year,” he told Rai this week. We’ll talk to Manchester and see.
‘Certainly Turin remains in his heart and he cares a lot about these things. There is a possibility of a comeback in Juventus but it also depends on Juve.
According to fellow Spanish news outlets Play, Barcelona may renew their interest in Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling, who has been a long-term target for the club.
Sterling, who enjoyed a successful Euro 2020 tournament with England, has played for Pep Guardiola six times this season, but most of those performances have come through the substitute bench.