The Catalan club prepares itself for a big summer transfer window, as Barcelona is set to offload 8 players.
Barcelona is all set to show the exit door to many star players this summer as part of a massive clear out at the Camp Nou.
The Catalan club waved goodbye to Javier Mascherano, Rafinha Alcantara, and Arda Turan earlier this year. However, many star players are tipped to follow them. While Rafinha signed a loan-deal with Inter Milan, Turan and Mascherano joined Istanbul Basaksehir and Hebei China Fortune respectively.
Barcelona is now on the verge of a historical invincible La Liga campaign. They have already wrapped won the Spanish domestic league and Copa del Rey.
Their European run, however, ended in a failure. Italian club Roma knocked the Catalans in the quarterfinals.
Spanish media reports that club bosses are set to prioritize UEFA Champions League next season. The Catalan club has failed to go past the quarter-final stage since the last three occasions. The latest reports from Spain are now suggesting that Barcelona is hoping to offload as many eight players off their wage bill as part of an agreement for one of their top targets Antonie Griezmann in summer.
According to Spanish publications Sport, Lucas Digne, Andre Gomes, Paco Alcacer, Denis Suarez, Aleix Vidal are among those who could leave Camp Nou. Rafinha, who is currently out on loan at Inter Milan, could make his contract permanent.
Munir El Haddadi and Gerard Deulofeu can also depart on a permanent basis. Both the players are currently playing for Alaves and Watford on loan.
DIARO Sport also reports that the Catalan club is looking to secure an influx in the region of 100 million Euros. Barcelona intends to strengthen their position in the transfer market, as they chase big guns like Antoine Griezmann.
Barcelona next takes on Levante on Monday with hopes of continuing their unbeaten run in La Liga.