Barcelona ‘rival Manchester United to sign AC Milan’s Franck Kessie’ with cash-strapped giants eyeing a free transfer with the midfielder’s contract expiring next year
- Barcelona have reportedly competed in the race for Franck Kessie. from AC Milan to capture
- The 24-year-old has been linked with a move to Man United in recent weeks
- Tight Barcelona targets Kessie as his contract expires
Barcelona has reportedly entered the race to sign AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie.
The 24-year-old has been linked in recent weeks with a move to Premier League giant Manchester United, with the midfielder no closer to new terms at the San Siro.
Lacking money, Barcelona is targeting Kessie with the opportunity to sign him for free in the summer of 2022, according to Mundo Deportivo.
Barcelona reportedly entered the race to sign AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie
Barcelona (manager Ronald Koeman, left, President Joan Laporta, right) is in financial turmoil
The central midfielder can sign a pre-contract with foreign clubs from January, which expires at the end of the season.
The report claims that Kessie would not only meet Barca’s demands economically, but also his profile and qualities on the pitch.
Barcelona missed signing Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum this summer, as the Dutchman chose Paris Saint-Germain instead.
The Catalan giants are in financial difficulties with the club posting a £409 million (€481 million) loss last season.
It’s no secret that Barca have had a rough time during the coronavirus pandemic, but the full extent of their troubles were revealed last week.
Lacking money, Barcelona is targeting Kessie with the opportunity to sign him for free in the summer of 2022, according to Mundo Deportivo