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DESPITE DORTMUND'S POSITION

Barça advances contacts with Meunier

Published:23/08/2022 - 19:20h

Updated:23/08/2022 - 20:02h

All would not be lost with Thomas Meunier. Although Borussia Dortmund will not let him go for less than 15 million euros, Barça could present an alternative that would have Sergiño Dest as a bargaining chip

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To few days for the closing of the market veraniego, the FC Barcelona has intensified his research of a right side, resorting to a name that in a principle seemed descartado. It treats of Thomas Meunier, by the one who the Borussia Dortmund would be demanding some 15 million euros, whereas the Catalan entity would present a previous lower offer agreement between the parts.

In accordance with 'Sportive World', the representation culé has foreseen to sustain meetings with the surroundings of the Belgian, that luce like one of the alternatives to Juan Foyth, the option preferred of the trainer Xavi Hernández, but with a cost of 42 millions that would be inasumible for the Barça in front of the impossibility to arrive to an agreement with the Villarreal for his traspaso.

By his part, the defender sees with good eyes his possible signing by the Barcelona team, but the will of the German team seems immovable. Even Meunier would show flexible regarding the section salarial, by what his requirements would not be very high and would adapt to the economic reality that lives the club, that for the moment expects to adjust his numbers to the 'fair play financial'.

The formula of the Barça with Dest

According to the newspaper 'Sport', the managerial culé already would have prepared an alternative solution to have the "himself" of the yellow team and black. This could consist in a barter of right sides that would favour to both parts: on the one hand, the Barcelona would receive to Thomas Meunier; by another, the Borussia Dortmund would do with the services of Sergiño Dest for his right-handed lane.

In front of this proposal, subtracts for knowing if the American defender is of the like of the germanos to put the operation under way. Although his preferred is Foyth, Xavi values to Meunier by his experience and for having a similar profile to the of the one who had been the first option for the right side: César Azpilicueta. Meanwhile, Héctor Bellerín would keep waiting for novelties.

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