Joao Cancelo en un amistoso del Manchester City


Cancelo continues to be Xavi's priority for the Barça right-back

Published:11/08/2023 - 08:57h

Updated:11/08/2023 - 11:36h

Despite the fact that it represents a very complicated incorporation in economic terms, Xavi Hernández continues to 'dream' with Joao Cancelo to reinforce the right side of FC Barcelona starting this summer

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Waiting for that the FC Barcelona can resolve the -eternal- problems with the registrations of the players of face to the beginning of LaLiga, Xavi Hernández continues insisting in that they have to arrive more reinforcements during this summer. From it does some time (and rectified it after turns it by United States) has transmitted to the sportive direction that the incorporation of a right side is a priority. Joao Cancel keeps on being his first option.

The conversations by the Portuguese has ralentizado by the economic requirements of the Manchester City, that already gave the first slam to the blaugrana. They are not by the work to leave that I Cancel go back to leave in quality of loan, as it did it in January with destination to the Bayern, and left clear that only are considering the possibility to sell it. For the Barça, by the economic difficulties, supposes an operation very slope up during this month of August.

'Dispute' by the right side

According to an information of Joan Poquí, the Barça does not have descartado to Cancel. It is the player that wants to Xavi and the club pretends to explore all his options in spite of all the difficulties that presents the operation. In the last week, in fact, have been few the informations on the player of 29 years, mainly because from the Etihad Stadium will not give grantings and in the City Condal, for now, do not have how face the operation.

The culés are concentrated in closing the registration of the players that still are not in LaLiga, that are a few. To 48 hours for the debut in front of the Getafe, only there are 12 footballers registered, including an Ousmane Dembélé whose traspaso to the Paris Saint-Germain is imminent. They are expecting that it close the operation with the bottom German investor, Free Football Finance, for the resale of a percentage of Barça Studios. The rest of operations have put in 'stand by'.

Fresneda And Maffeo, other options

In the Barça assume that the possible incorporation of Cancel is complicated and in the table of the sportive direction begin to appear other names. The option of Iván Fresneda, of the Valladolid, keeps although it is not a player that convinces to Xavi Hernández. Likewise, in the last hours appeared the alternative of Pablo Maffeo, the one who could abandon the RCD Mallorca this summer at a rate of six or eight million euros. There is dispute in the dispatches culés, but will resolve after the registrations.

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