PEDRI'S IDEAL PARTNER?
Wirtz, Barça's almost impossible dream for next summer
Published:9/03/2023 - 14:00h
Updated:9/03/2023 - 16:47h
An attacking midfielder who offers talent, projection and immediate performance is a profile for which we will have to fight a lot if you want to take you, something that at the Camp Nou they know very well
Already it has remained clear that Florian Wirtz is back. After surpassing the injury of ligament crossed that suffered in 2022 in his left knee, the mediocampista German has returned showing again his best version and without fulfilling still 20 years is in folder of the most important teams of the world, including to a FC Barcelona that already has contacted with the surroundings of the player to know his intentions of face to a possible change of airs.
As it ensures 'Sport', the Barcelona club has been in communication with the father of the footballer and is very pending of the evolution of the mediocampista of the Bayer Leverkusen. Wirtz, beside Musiala, is the big promise of the German football for the next decade, by what the culés do not have it at all easy if they want to win the career in front of teams like Bayern Munich, Real Madrid or as always, the 'big six' of the Premier League.
The problems for the culés
The first problem for the Barça are his obvious limitations for this summer regarding what will be able to spend. With this conditioning by part of LaLiga, the Barcelona club sees conditioned to have to think in the footballer for 2024, something that already plants him in disadvantage, although it could not being determinant since the Bayer does not have intention to sell to the youngster in this next market of summer.
And it is that Wirtz has agreement until 30 June 2027 by what could expect at least a year more to try follow going up the cotización of a player that already has reached the 70 million euros. Already in alone 10 parties that has contested this season, has showed why the best clubs of Europe have it in his diary. It has marked two goals and has delivered five assistances in alone 642 minutes in less than two months.
A profile very Barça
Xabi Alonso, current technician of the Bayer Leverkusen, has wanted to advance to the German in his position in the field and has been him using as '9', in a role very to move between lines and not to fix in any moment between the two rival head offices. This ingredient does that the Barça interest even more in a footballer that could lead, beside names like Pedri and Gavi, the sportive project culé by 8 or 10 years, at least.
Up to now the main threat for the Barça, in addition to the 'fair play' financial, is the Bayern Munich. The team of Nagelsmann is known for trying to carry to the next big 'perla' that appear in the Bundesliga, but to the equal that the others interested knows very well that the Leverkusen has not showed any haste in negotiating by his best footballer.