Barcelona are reportedly eyeing a bid for Villarreal defender Juan Foyth, but have suffered setbacks as they try to strengthen their defensive right flank.
Barcelona Their pursuit was reportedly frustrated Villarreal advocate Juan Foyth.
The Catalan giants extended their lead to nine in La Liga with a narrow 1-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
Barcelona have kept 19 clean sheets in 25 league games this season, but they still want to strengthen their defense on the right.
Jules KundeJoined from Sevilla last summer, he has been a regular at right-back this season. Sergi Roberto, Ronald Araujo and Alejandro Balde It also plays a role at various points in the 2022-23 campaign.
However, Barcelona are determined to find a permanent solution and Foyth is seen as one of the potential targets.
XaviHis team had a relationship with the Argentine national team last summer, but was unable to agree a deal with Villarreal.
As a result, Foyth remained with the Yellow Submarines, making 18 appearances in all competitions this season, recording one goal and two assists.
Barcelona were expected to show interest again in the summer, but their pursuit has been foiled.
according to sportsVillarreal are aiming to receive full Foyth release clause, believed to be around €60m (£53.1m).
Due to Barcelona’s current financial situation, they are not expected to spend a fortune in the next transfer market and as a result cannot meet Villarreal’s demands.
With Yellow Submarine reluctant to negotiate a transfer fee, Barcelona are now turning their attention to alternative options.
there is a belief that Joao Cancelo May become available after losing favor with city of manchester.
Portugal squad joins Bayern Munich He is on loan in January and will return to the Etihad Stadium in the summer.
In another report, Mundo Deportivo It has been revealed that Barcelona have made a shortlist of three players. Manchester Unitedof Diogo Dalot.
Bavarian Benjamin Pavard and Borussia Dortmundof Thomas Meunier It is also believed to be on Barcelona’s radar.