Xavi Hernández during the Alavés-Barça


Xavi 'passes' the side and prefers to sign a '9' in January

Published:26/01/2022 - 12:46h

Updated:26/01/2022 - 12:58h

Despite the fact that there are several players who could arrive in this winter market to be able to strengthen various areas of the team, the truth is that Xavi Hernández would not look for anything other than a center forward

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The arks of the Camp Nou prepare to be aggressive in the last week of the market of signings. With so only 5 days more, the Barcelona directive has in mind several names that can fit in the diagram of game of Xavi Hernández. However, the egarense knows that, in spite of the different needs of the staff, the main aim has to be a leading centre. Since it assumed the charge in November, already saw the urgency to land a '9' in the team, and more now that Ansu Fati will be absent between two and three months.

Although the incorporation of Ferran Torres and Dani Alves have given him 'oxygen' to the plantel, the true is that the offensive lacks of the club are gigantic. In the last four split suspender belts, the Catalans have seen door in only four opportunities, one in each party. In comparison with past years, is an abysmal statistics, by what the 'hunger' of goal has kept turned off in the local championship. Nevertheless, the distinct altibajos of the campaign have done that they have to do change of plans in the initial planning.

In a principle, the signing of Ferran, beside the recovery of Ansu, the deployment of Ousmane Dembélé and the surgimiento of the youngsters of the filial, would keep balanced the offensive of the team, by what the saga, especifícamente the side, could be an option to reinforce in this period of movements. In spite of this, the drop of Fati and the contractual situation of the 'Mosquito' have put in difficulties to all the offices in the Sportive City Joan Gamper, those who now need, at all costs, a 'killer'.

Although defenders like Nicolás Tagliafico are on the table to be able to arrive in quality of yielded, the true is that 'looks it' is on Álvaro Morata and his situation with the Juventus. The signing of Dusan Vlahovic can facilitate the operation with the 'Vecchia Signora', although the limit salarial continue being a problem. The net wage of the Spanish round the 10 net millions by season, with five still pending in this half of campaign, by what Joan Laporta would have to do several movements.

In spite of this, exist other options in the market that could satisfy the needs of momentary form for the míster, as it is the case of Lucas Boyé of the Elche, the one who would be a more complex option but no impossible or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the one who already has expressed his wish to go out of the Arsenal. The fault of goal is evident, and the next days will be important to define the future in the short term of the season.

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