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Nikola Milenkovic, a double reinforcement for Barça's defense?

Published:19/11/2019 - 23:07h

Updated:19/11/2019 - 23:07h

Barça continues studying options to reinforce its defense in the summer of 2020, and Nikola Milenkovic has become an interesting bet. The serbian would fulfill a double function, since he can play as a centre back and also as a right back

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The FC Barcelona thinks to go back to reinforce in the summer of 2020, and one of the lines to retouch is the defence. The Catalans have stars like Gerard Hammered, Clément Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Junior Firpo and Nélson Semedo, but have to evaluate if youngsters like Moussa Wagué, Jean-Clair Todibo or Ronald Araujo are smart to give the jump and look for an heir for the captain and perhaps also for Samuel Umtiti.

In Italy have planted to Nikola Milenkovic in the diary of the Barcelona, that have made numerous follow-ups to young footballers in what it goes of campaign and would have fixed in the defender of the Fiorentina. As 'The Nazione', the technical office that direct Éric Abidal and Ramón Plans saves already reports very positive on the progression of the ex of the Partizán, that is 22 years old and landed in the Series To in July of 2017.

The one of Belgrade is contemplated like specialist in the place of head office, but also values his experience like right side. His polivalencia would be a factor to take into account, but besides also stand out between his qualities the speed -in spite of his envergadura-, the physical power, the route and his skill in the aerial game, a plot in which they benefit him clearly his 195 centimetres of height.

From his explosion in the football of high level, the youngster has not stopped to grow, and has turned into a fixed for Vincenzo Montella and also for his seleccionador, Ljubisa Tumbakovic. In Serbia compare him with a legend like Nemanja Vidic, although in some interviews has ensured that Gerard Hammered is between his referents. In Artemio Franchi are beginning to assume that they will not be able to retain him long.

The group 'violate' could study his traspaso at the end of the present campaign, although it will demand a high compensation because his agreement extends until 2022. The expert portal in valuation 'Transfermarkt' plants him in 30 million euros, although the price could elevate próximanente because the Manchester United, the Manchester City or the Juventus also would have situated him in his sight.

The Barça has several pending cases in the defence

On the way to the next window estival, the Barça will have to take important decisions with regard to his retaguardia, since there are several pieces that could go out to loan or even with a definite sale. As it has mentioned , The Todibo, Wagué or Araujo could continue forming through a cession, and it will be necessary to check definitively if Umtiti can keep his level or the injuries will push him to a painful farewell.

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