Douglas Luiz en  un partido con el Aston Villa

NEW OPTION ON THE TABLE?

Deco wants Barça's next midfielder to be Douglas Luiz

Published:28/12/2023 - 21:48h

Updated:29/12/2023 - 14:07h

According to information from 'SPORT', Deco has the name of Douglas Luiz as one of FC Barcelona's alternatives to reinforce its midfield starting in the 2024/2025 season.

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It is not a secret for anybody that the FC Barcelona finds in the research 'desperate' of a mediocentro for the season 2024/2025. It is the big priority of the sportive direction and constantly are adding players to the list of alternatives in the market of signings. The culés want to a player that can surrender to the maximum level. No a patch or a player to solve the emergencies.

Deco, Barcelona sportive director, has put hands to the work to achieve to the ideal candidate to reinforce the medullary of Xavi Hernández. It is conscious that Oriol Romeu has not fulfilled with the expectations or that Frenkie of Jong and Ílkay Gündogan have to assume a different role to the to be the '5' of the team, or also that it is very soon so that a 'jewel' of The Masia occupy the position. Thus, has several names in his diary. Douglas Luiz, of the Aston Villa, is the last.

Deco 'Watch' to his next aim of market

The executive culé would have displaced , directly, in several opportunities to England to see the performance of his compatriot, the one who is fulfilling his fifth season in the Aston Villa and is comporting like one of the leaders of the team of Unai Emery that keeps in the 'top 3' of the Premier League, as 'SPORT'. The most recent was in the party against the Arsenal (1-0). Has a profile that interests to Deco and has converted him, for now, in his ideal candidate to occupy the position.

Although there is not any decision taken, the sportive director understands that Luiz has all the ballots to fit in the team of Xavi Hernández and take the reins of the room of machines. Has experience in Spain, after his go through the Girona, yielded by the City Group after buying him from the Basque gives Range, and has turned into one of the most stood out players of the present edition of the English championship. Sum 27 parties, between Premier, Conference League (and phase of classification), in addition to the Carabao Cup. In 2.155 minutes has contributed six goals and five assistances.

Luiz Can desatar a 'war' in Europe

His performance in this campaign is positioning him like one of the players that 'will revolutionise' the market in the next window of transfers estival. Already the Arsenal had tried to do with his services in the summer of this year, but carried a slam in the Villa Park. The forecast is that they go back to try it in January, although his exit is descartada, and in summer. Mikel Arteta has asked on purpose his signing to reinforce his medullary.

The team of the 'peasant' will not leave it go out so easy, in any case. It is one of the angular pieces of the team and want to protect him. In an ideal stage for the interests of Unai Emery, would continue in the team. Has agreement until 2026 and is to taste in the team, but if it keeps the rhythm that has showed up to now, could give the definite jump to a 'big' of Europe. It is a factor that Monchi, sportive director of the team of Birmingham, will take in account to the hour to negotiate, if finally it decides to change of airs.

His value of current market is of 60 million euros, but is a figure that will remain short. Everything seems to indicate to that the Aston Villa will ask around one hundred million euros to leave go out to the player of 25 years. Monchi Will look for to take out good cut of the operation, conscious that a replacement will not be economic. For the Barça, with the competition that there will be and the figures to which could elevate the operation, could be a very bad news.

The Aston Villa already knows of the interest of the Barça

Always according to the information of 'SPORT', from the Villa Park already would have proof that the born player in Rio de Janeiro is in the diary of the Barcelona sportive direction. On the other hand, contrary to as it is the panorama right now, the Barça understands that they will exist resources econonómicos sufficient to face an operation of east calibrate. The culés would not be 'scared', but also are conscious that the cásting to define if he will be the elected or no. Still it remains long.

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