According to reports from Germany, the giants of the La Liga, FC Barcelona, have reportedly begun negotiations for Florian Wirtz, a promising midfielder for Bayer Leverkusen. The 19-year-old partook in a heavenly 2021-22 mission which saw him put forth up 10 objectives in the Bundesliga in only 24 appearances, with a further seven objectives for sure.
Top clubs in Europe, including Barcelona, have shown interest in him after seeing his impressive performances. Some of the best young talent in the world currently reside at the Nou Camp, including Spanish internationals Pedri Gonzalez, Alejandro Balde, and Gavi, among others. They have their sights set firmly on the four-time German international and are eager to add Wirtz to their growing roster of young superstars.
Barcelona may have approached Wirtz’s agent about a move to Catalonia, according to reports. However, the club may decline any offers for the adolescent, who is currently contracted to Xabi Alonso’s team until the summer of 2027. Wirtz is not expected to leave the Bundesliga before the summer of 2024, according to reports.
The Blaugrana are in a very difficult financial situation ahead of the 2023 summer window, so it could potentially bode well for them if this continues.
Other rumor has it that the Blaugranas are getting close to signing Chelsea striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer. Following his winter departure from Arsenal in 2022, the captain of the Gabon team spent a brief time at Nou Camp.
He then got back to the Chief Association to rejoin with previous Borussia Dortmund mentor Thomas Tuchel at Stamford Extension only months after the fact. In any case, it was eventually another fleeting relationship as Tuchel was immediately supplanted by Graham Potter after the conclusion of the exchange window.
Right now frozen down and out at Stamford Scaffold, the 33-year-old could be set to get back to Xavi’s Barcelona this late spring as they hope to reinforce their going after choices.
Aubameyang dropped a monstrous exchange hint over his future as he was seen commending the Catalans’ 2-1 win over Genuine Madrid last Sunday. At the Nou Camp, the current Chelsea player was spotted taking pictures with his former and possible future teammates in the home dressing room.
The striker’s current contract in West London runs out in the summer of 2024; however, given Chelsea’s high-profile roster overhaul, he may be allowed to leave for a reduced fee this summer.
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