Market: Gündogan, Barça’s second -round pick – Football

In a quest for a midfield to pall a possible start from Frenkie de Jong to Manchester United, its FC Barcelona put their pawns first on Bernardo Silva. But the Blaugrana are also followed by another Manchester City player, Ilkay Gündogan.

Ilkay Gündogan ended a great season with Manchester City.

Still faced with financial problems, despite the signing of a lucrative sponsorship contract with Sportify and a possible future agreement with the CVC fund, its FC Barcelona will have to adapt to this summer market. It is known that in order to recruit, the Catalan club will have to sell everything first.

And to grab important liquidities, a player poses as a serious candidate at one point: Frenkie de Jong’s midfield, estimated to have an additional 80 million euros and courtesy of Manchester United.

Gündogan, plan B du Barça

But in the hypothesis of a sale from the Dutch international, the Spanish runner-up will have to act to replace him in the draw. With a dream named Bernardo Silva! However, this track is advertised as gold and is already too complex for the Blaugrana with a set starting price of 93 million euros by Manchester City for the Portuguese international.

From then on, the Catalans could get away with another Citizens player with an interest in Ilkay Gündogan, radio Cadena SER revealed. If Silva remains the priority of the Catalans, the Germans make him a plan B office. At all levels, the operation is already being announced. “able”. Already, the former Dortmund will enter into his final year of contract with the Mancuniens. But also because the native of Gelsenkirchen has an estimated merchandise value of 35 million euros for the Transfermarkt site. The midfielder therefore has the advantage of representing a much more affordable target for Barça.

An interesting profile

And on paper, Gündogan has the qualities to adapt to the philosophy of coach Xavi. With his profile, the 31 -year -old player can perform valuable services within the Barcelona collective. And despite the weight of the years, he still proved this season, compiling 8 goals and 3 decisive passes in 27 Premier League games, that he remained competitive. A exciting track for Barça’s revival?

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