Are Barcelona planning a Premier League ransack this summer?

Suffering Champions League heartbreak last month and already accepting that they will be relinquishing their La Liga crown this season, Barcelona face what is a crucial summer behind the scenes in Catalonia.

However, with it now confirmed that Xavi will be staying put at the Nou Camp after making a U-turn on his decision to step down, it appears that the Spanish giants are putting together their summer wishlist.

With it only a matter of days until the summer transfer window officially opens up, we have taken a look at three of the Premier League superstars that have been linked with a high-profile move to Barca.

Bernardo Silva – Manchester City

Although Manchester City might have eventually managed to keep hold of Bernardo Silva last summer, there has once again been plenty of speculation that the one-time Monaco starlet will be granted a move away from the Etihad at the end of the season.

While the Portuguese international might have cemented his spot as a fan favourite in the blue half of Manchester, his contract is set to expire in the summer of 2026 and Pep Guardiola’s men could be tempted to cash in on their midfield star.

With suggestions that Silva had a release clause included in his most recent contract with the defending Premier League champions, this is not the first time that Silva has been heavily linked with a move to Catalonia.

With that suspected release close reportedly in the region of £50million, Barcelona have been put on red alert and are starting to believe that they can finally complete what would be a blockbuster move to the Nou Camp.

Watching the duo of Joao Cancelo and Ilkay Gundogan complete their own respective moves to Barca last year, the two European giants have a working relationship behind the scenes and it is thought that a deal could be completed this summer.

Alexander Isak – Newcastle

Although Alexander Isak might have only arrived at St. James’ Park last season, the Swedish International has…


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Author : Tom Dunstan

Publish date : 2024-05-02 14:55:55

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