Spanish media said that at least seven players will not continue at Barcelona,
after the club’s humiliating defeat by eight goals by two in the Champions League quarter-finals against Bayern Munich, on Friday.
Seven players will not continue at Barcelona
The Spanish newspaper “AS“ reported that the Sports Administration Department has a list of seven players who will not continue with the club next season,
within the framework of restructuring the team,
and within difficult decisions that will be implemented in the coming days,
while the newspaper “Sport” said that Barcelona will offer most of its players for sale. After Bayern Munich.
The seven likely to terminate their contracts prematurely and sell them upon receiving appropriate offers are the Brazilian Arthur Melo,
Who has already completed his move to Juventus, after a swap with Bosnian Miralem Pjanic,
the Croatian Ivan Rakitic, With the possibility of his departure to Seville,
but without excluding the choice of the Premier League or Calcio clubs.
A quick solution will be sought with a desire to close this case soon to open the following cases,
the Dane Martin Braithwaite, After a short stint in Barcelona, Chilean Arturo Vidal has a good reputation in both the Premiership and Calcio,
so he is considered a constant candidate to enter one of the trade-offs, while the Spaniard Junior Verbo will also be on the blacklist,
and in this case he can enter the process of joining the Argentine Lautaro Martinez from Inter Milan.
The most complicated matter appears to be the case of French defender Samuel Umtiti,
the player who is sent off due to problems with his left knee,
as the club is considering reaching an agreement with the player to terminate the contract in the event that no offer is received,
and saving in this way is part of signing his contract: he gets paid in total. 12 million euros a year.
Another issue that is problematic for Barcelona is the French player Osman Dembele,
as his frequent injuries and wrong behavior within the group caused a decisive decision for the sports administration to estimate his departure,
and as soon as a show arrives, they will open the doors for him. With money,
the French striker is expected to be able to tackle deals such as the signing of Manchester City center-back Eric Garcia worth 24 million euros.
The Spanish newspaper “AS” reported that there are five other players at the negotiating table,
and they may be eliminated as well, if good offers appear, despite their great importance and what they have achieved for the club,
and they are Antoine Griezmann, Luis Suarez, Nelson Simedo, Nito, and Serge Roberto.
The newspaper added that the club’s first team may receive the services of three of the youth team, Ansu Fati, Ricky Puig and Ronald Arajo.
However, the Spanish newspapers confirmed that there are four players who are not subject to the signing of Bayern Munich,
and they are Lionel Messi, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Clement Lingley and Frenkie de Young.