Barcelona willing to sell player for losses in summer window to raise money – report
Barcelona are willing to sell Rafinha at a loss in the summer transfer window to raise money, according to a report from a Spanish outlet. El Nacional.
The Brazilian international arrived at the Spotify Camp Nou on a €60 million fee from Leeds United. He had a complicated time in Catalunya and recently became the undisputed starter following the injury of Ousmane Dembele.
But he hasn’t quite convinced Barcelona to keep him after the season.of Blaugrana Confident of finding a suitor in the Premier League after two years at Leeds.
Chelsea, arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have been cited as potential suitors. Newcastle United are also said to be one of the most interested parties and could make an offer of around €40m for Rafinha.
This could be embraced by the La Liga giants given the financial difficulties that have intensified this season.With the club’s exit from the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, the club urgently needs to raise funds I am compelled to do so.
La Liga President Javier Tebas has already won the club Wage bills need to be significantly reduced to onboard new signatures and contracts.
Rafinha is believed to be one of the players Barça are willing to sacrifice at the end of the season. He has scored nine goals and as many assists in his 37 appearances in the Catalan Giants competition so far.
Frenkie De Jong lavishes praise on Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez
Frenkie de Jong claims he is delighted that Xavi Hernandez has been appointed Barcelona manager.
The Dutch representative Transferred to Manchester United last summer, some questioned his importance under Xavi. However, he remained at the Spotify Camp Nou, becoming a key player under the Spanish tactician this season.
De Jong has scored 2 goals and provided 1 assist in 33 appearances in all competitions this season, and has mostly played as a uniform number. 6 and No. 8. The Dutchman said of Xavi, who won all the major trophies for Spain and Barcelona as a player. TV3 (h/t Barca Universal):
‘Xavi is one of the greatest midfielders of all time. It’s good to have him as manager. He helps us a lot. will tell you if you can
Given Sergio Busquets’ contract status, the 25-year-old could see more playing time next season. The 34-year-old’s contract expires this summer and he has yet to put the new terms to paper.