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Joao Félix would become the great objective of Barça after Neymar's plan

Published:13/08/2023 - 09:37h

Updated:13/08/2023 - 09:37h

The imminent departure of Neymar Jr. to Saudi Al Hilal once again opens the door for Joao Félix to FC Barcelona. The Barcelona team needs to sign a midfielder to replace Dembélé's loss and the profile of the Portuguese fits into the plans

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Recently more than a week, the name of Joao Félix seemed totally descartado for the market estival of the FC Barcelona. Xavi Hernández asked to reinforce the attack after the Classical of pre-season in front of the Real Madrid, a request that has earned more strength with the course of Ousmane Dembélé to Paris Saint-Germain. At the same time, the signing of the 'Mosquito' pushed to Neymar Jr. To leave of the Park of the Princes, reviving the illusion to see to the Brazilian of return to Catalonia.

However, the millions of the To the Hilal Saudi have appeared to try fichar to the of Mogi give Cruzes, the one who unlike Leo Messi and Kylian Mbappé himself would yield to the record offer of the group directed by Jorge Jesus. In this sense, the journalist Fabrizio Romano, the one who follows closely the negotiation between Ney and the Arab team, ensures that the Barça will restart the negotiation with the Athletic of Madrid by Joao if the Brazilian leaves to Arabia.

The Athletic prioritises the exit of Joao, but will not give him

"Neymar Jr And To the Hilal are in conversations advanced with the official documents already sent at the side of the player to be reviewed and the Barcelona could try reactivate the operation of Joãor Félix in the weeks to come if it does not incorporate Ney", explains Roman on the case. For the Atleti, the exit of the luso is a priority, since for now it has 25 footballers inscribed in LaLiga, without explaining to Sergio Camel.

By this, the managerial 'colchonera' works in the course of Félix and Saúl Ñigüez, with the aim to go to by Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, mediocentro of the Tottenham that aims to turn into the companion of Koke like pivote. Simeone Anticipated the exit of at least two players to go to by the Danish, but for the moment there is not at all enclosed. With Joao, the urgency happens, besides, for freeing part of his high wage, since the mediapunta earns 14 million net euros by season.

The Barça remains without alternatives in attack

In addition to Neymar and Joao Félix, to the Barça reduce him the options to reinforce his attack. The priority always was Bernardo Silva, but the refusal of the Manchester City to negotiate a price to the drop by his traspaso have him descartado completely. Also it banished the possibility to advance the arrival of Vitor Roque, as the directive engaged to leave him in the Athletico Parananense, at least, until January.

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