Franck Kessié during the friendly against Arsenal


Kessié, closer to leaving after his substitution in the Clásico

Published:30/07/2023 - 11:40h

Updated:30/07/2023 - 11:40h

Xavi Hernández sent a clear message to Franck Kessié in the Clásico in Dallas. The man from Egar preferred to give minutes to the squad player Fermín López than to the Ivorian and the departure of the midfielder seems on track, although there is still a lot to negotiate

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The exit of Franck Kessié of the FC Barcelona seems directed. The Saturday, the marfileño remained in the bench during the Classical in Dallas in front of the Real Madrid (3-0) by technical decision in what it seems to be a clear message of Xavi Hernández to the mediocentro: if it wants to play, it has to look for team. The one of Ouragahio saw action in the second part the Thursday in front of the Arsenal (5-3), a party that well could have him sentenced.

And it is that, in front of the Madrid, Xavi preferred to give minutes to the canterano Fermín López before that to Franck and the youngster answered with a golazo and an assistance that, in this moment, outline him like one of the variants for the centre of the field culé in the 2023/24. Likewise, Oriol Romeu has seen quite comfortable beside Frenkie of Jong, by which to the ex player of the AC Milan remain him very few options to struggle by the continuity.

Kessié Prioritises the Premier or the Bundesliga

For the moment, the Juventus is the club that tightens with more strength for fichar to the marfileño. However, the player of 26 years does not want to return to the Series To (already descartó the interest of the Inter in winter) and prefers to test luck in the Premier League or the Bundesliga with another 'big'. Another point against for the 'Vecchia Signora' is that, almost with security, will not be able to play European competitions this season by a sanction of UEFA.

In England, the last hours have brought achieve the possible interest of the Tottenham in Kessié. The Barça carries several weeks trying close the traspaso of Clément Lenglet to the 'spurs' and, besides, does not lose of sight to Giovani Celso, by which both clubs can finish closing a barter that leave satisfied to all the parts, as long as the marfileño give the 'ok'. His another alternative is to play in Arabia with the To the-Hilal, an option that already seems to have descartado completely.

Kessié Could reappear the Wednesday in front of the Milan

The drop of Ílkay Gündogan by injury can give him minutes to Franck in the friendly of the Wednesday in front of his ex team, the AC Milan, in the last party of the Barça in turns it American. However, everything will depend on how advance the negotiations between the player and the directive in the next hours, since his exit has happened to turn into a priority of market, to the equal that the one of Lenglet and the one of Sergiño Dest. Xavi has asked more reinforcements and the only form to please him is doing box with some sale.

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