Barcelona’s ambition to sign a high-priced defensive midfielder has been hampered by financial constraints, making moves for players like Martin Zubimendi and Joshua Kimmich all but impossible
As the coaching staff searches for alternatives, Marcelo Brozovic’s name has started to gain significant support. Al Nassr, the Saudi Arabian giants willing to give a massive financial package to get the Croat’s signature, is a significant rival to the Catalans, nevertheless.
Achraf Ben Ayad said that Barcelona are aggressively attempting to persuade Brozovic to join them, and the next few hours will be extremely important as the saga unfolds.
The athletic staff won’t consider any additional goals until the 30-year-old’s future is decided. While the player’s management is advising him to consider moving to Saudi Arabia for the financial advantages, Brozovic is still drawn to the chance to play for a prominent European team.
The Blaugrana intend to fight until the very end for Brozovic’s signature given the significance Xavi has publicly put on acquiring a top-tier pivot midfielder. Barça considers the €25 million asking price from Inter Milan for the defensive midfielder to be reasonable. The Croatian is still going strong, guiding his country to the UEFA Nations League final and assisting his club in reaching the UEFA Champions League final. Even though he is only a temporary fix, Sergio Busquets’ absence would be lessened by his presence.
At 30 years old, Brozovic still has enough of petrol in his tank and will undoubtedly think about the possibility of playing for a European powerhouse that is on the rise. The Catalan giants are now struggling to replicate Al Nasr’s financial terms, but they are still counting on the club’s reputation in the hopes that it would be enough to entice Brozovic.
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