El Barcelona He still doesn’t know with whom he will occupy the right wing next season. Ousmane Dembelenot entirely ruled out and the Chelsea and Arsenal squeeze the Leeds by Raphinha. The Brazilian is the second option, but the Barça sees more and more clearly that it is the one that has more options to materialize before the indecision of the French. The former soccer player’s agent Rennes, Deco, met today with Joan Laporta to know the intentions of the culé institution and to confirm that the two teams of the Premier They bid hard for him. Nothing is decided yet.
The Catalan president has transferred the former player, who a few days ago met with Raphinha, which they still have in their portfolio. It is a matter of hours before they make a decision with Dembéléwho this Thursday concludes his contract with the Barça. But also the Barcelona is pending to close economic levers in order to present a formal offer to the Leedssince, until now, the contacts have been, due to financial difficulties, only unofficial. At this time, the Board cannot deal with the operation, as they can, on the other hand, the Chelsea and Arsenal. The Bspruce He must first clarify if he is going for the Brazilian and then have the money to face the operation.
Deco you know what the situation is Barcelona and has communicated to The door what Raphinha bet to play in Camp Nou. But the two English clubs are betting heavily and have presented him with an important offer. The footballer can press to lengthen the negotiations, but the Leeds He is also not willing to wait forever or lose money with the departure of the Brazilian, who has a contract until June 2025.
Anyway, the Barça has priorities in its planning and the intention of the executives is that the money be allocated especially to the signing of Robert Lewandowski.