Connect with us


Transfer window OPEN: Barcelona declare 6 players ‘not for sale’

The transfer window in Spain opens on July 1, barely 10 days from now. At Barcelona, they already know players who are not for sale. 

According to Diario Sport, only six players at Barca will not be sold regardless of how much offer the club gets for their signature. 

Barcelona are not in a position to be to selective in the transfer market, especially when it comes to offers that arrive for their players, with only a select few safe from a big offer. While Ronald Araujo, Robert Lewandowski and Ilkay Gundogan all begin as central elements to the Blaugrana, they will consider offers for them.

article image

According to Sport, there are six players that Hansi Flick has identified that he wants to build his side around, and the rest the club will listen to what comes their way. Five of them are youngsters, with Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Gavi, Pedri, Pau Cubarsi, Fermin Lopez and Lamine Yamal forming the core for the coming years in Flick’s mind.

While it is less surprising that high performers like Gundogan, Frenkie de Jong, Araujo or Raphinha are not on that list due to their value and/or age, perhaps it is significant that the likes of Alejandro Balde is not on that list, who clearly Barcelona consider to be a step below their other talents. Of course in each of these cases, Barcelona’s valuation may be very different to that of the market, which impacts any discussion of potential sales.

That leaves more than half of Barca’s senior squad open for a possible sale this summer. 

Barca understands they will not get a suitable offer for every player but for a club still struggling to escape financial crisis accepting a tempting offer for their high earners is a no-brainer. 

One of such players is Frenkie De Jong. The 

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *