In response to Gerard Romero of RAC1, Barcelona have restarted talks for Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez. The Catalan giants are looking out for a striker after the sale of Luis Suarez, who left the membership earlier as we speak to affix fellow La Liga facet Atletico Madrid.

Martinez has been Barcelona’s high goal for the whole lot of the summer time, however the membership have to date been unable to agree a cope with Inter Milan. The Italian giants have stood agency on their valuation of the participant and declared earlier this summer time that he won’t be offered for a determine lower than his asking worth, which is believed to be within the area of €120 million.

Nonetheless, after Suarez’s departure, Barcelona are again within the hunt for the Argentine, who is keen to reunite together with his idol and compatriot Lionel Messi.

RAC1 have claimed that whereas the operation stays sophisticated at this stage of the switch window, Barcelona are again in for the participant after promoting a handful of gamers this summer time.

Barcelona seeking to dip into the switch marketplace for reinforcements

Barcelona are back in the chase for Lautaro Martinez
Barcelona are again within the chase for Lautaro Martinez’s signature

The Catalan giants have parted methods with the likes of Nelson Semedo, Ivan Rakitic, Arturo Vidal and Luis Suarez, whereas Ronald Koeman has additionally knowledgeable younger midfielder Riqui Puig that he’s not part of his plans this season. Puig, nonetheless, is eager to stay on the Camp Nou and power his method again into his supervisor’s plans.

Koeman will now dip into the switch market and look so as to add to his squad, as Barcelona face a race towards time to finish their switch enterprise. Ajax right-back Sergino Dest is in talks to finish a switch to the Catalan membership, as they give the impression of being to fill the void left by Semedo.

Barcelona are additionally desirous about signing Lyon attacker Memphis Depay, who has reportedly agreed private phrases with the membership. Liverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum had been talked about as a goal earlier this summer time, however the 29-year-old seems to be to remain put at Anfield for the forthcoming season and go away as a free agent in 2021.

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Printed 24 Sep 2020, 18:37 IST


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