Foot Mercato, a French publication, reports that Morocco international Sofyan Amrabat is still committed to signing with Barcelona this summer despite interest from Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).
Amrabat became well-known for his part in Morocco’s stupendous World Cup run in Qatar in 2022. He began the Map book Lions’ all’s games in the competition as they stunned the world by arriving at the semi-finals.
European elite clubs immediately expressed interest in acquiring the midfielder. During the January transfer window, Barcelona was one of the teams that expressed an interest in signing him. On the day of the deadline, the Blaugrana made a loan offer to Amrabat, who approved the transfer. However, Fiorentina’s refusal to accept the player’s buy option caused the talks to break down.
The 26-year-old consequently stayed with La Viola, whom he joined from Hellas Verona in January 2020. Despite this, it is anticipated that he will be on the move at the season’s conclusion. Amrabat is still a player that many teams are interested in, including Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur. In the winter, the team under Jurgen Klopp is said to have even met the player’s entourage.
According to the aforementioned source, the Moroccan is, however, unimpressed by the prospect of joining the Premier League. He is more inclined to join Barcelona and La Liga.
Due to their financial difficulties, the Catalans were unable to afford to sign Amrabat permanently in January. In any case, at that point, they apparently let the player know what is going on would change toward the finish of the time.
As a result, it is anticipated that Xavi’s team will rekindle their pursuit of the former Hellas Verona midfielder this summer. The player’s contract with Fiorentina is about to expire, so he may also be available for a reasonable price.
According to the aforementioned report, PSG is the most recent team to join the race to acquire Amrabat from Fiorentina. Several weeks ago, they are said to have inquired about the possibility of signing him.
However, the player appears to have rejected Les Parisiens as well as Liverpool. According to reports, he doesn’t want to move to Ligue 1 at the moment.
To sign Amrabat right now, PSG and Liverpool are unquestionably in a better financial position. However, the Huizen-born midfielder is determined to join Barcelona. It remains to be seen whether his aspiration to join the Catalans this summer will come true.