Barcelona are reportedly ‘secretly engaged on a deal’ that may see Frank Keissie depart the membership this summer time. An unnamed Premier League aspect are mentioned to be in direct negotiations with the Spanish aspect, with quite a few outfits linked with buying his companies beforehand.
With Barca eager to stability the books as soon as once more this summer time, a number of gamers have been pushed into the store window on the Camp Nou. Samuel Umtiti, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba – amongst others – have all left the membership as free brokers, and the main target on the membership is now on recouping switch funds.
Kessie is among the many gamers which are more likely to be moved on after beginning simply seven La Liga matches for Xavi’s aspect, coming off of the bench on 21 different events. The Ivorian has proven no clear indicators that he might break into the Barcelona midfield quickly and with Ilkay Gundogan arriving from Manchester City, the upper powers on the Catalan giants are eager to chop their losses on his companies.
In response to MD, Barca are ‘discreetly’ engaged on a cope with a Premier League aspect for Kessie, with the negotiations progressing properly. Juventus are additionally within the working to signal the 26-year-old and have had a loan-to-buy provide accepted, however they’re not the frontrunners.
As an alternative, the English outfit are proposing a straight sale to Barca – which is most well-liked. Kessie can be mentioned to be eager on making the transfer to the Premier League and had made it clear that if he was to maneuver this summer time, he would favour a transfer to England over different competitions.
Liverpool have been linked with the ex-AC Milan star beforehand and are additionally within the coronary heart of a midfield rebuild, nonetheless, Kessie has not been talked about within the shortlist of targets being thought-about at Anfield. As an alternative, Southampton’s Romeo Lavia seems to be the main candidate to finish Jurgen Klopp’s new-look midfield trio alongside Alexis Mac Allister and Dominik Szoboszlai.