TI have a main goal Barcelona should sign a striker in the upcoming summer transfer window, and the club will focus all their efforts on finding the money needed to fund such a move.
However, inflation has taken its toll on the market and prices for quality strikers have skyrocketed in recent months. Meanwhile, Barcelona still need to unload players like Philippe Coutinho, Miralem Pyanich, Samuel Umtiti, Antoine Griezmann and Francis Trincao to make room in the salary cap.
Robert Lewandowski is one of the potential targets Bayern MunichRelegation in the quarter-finals of the Champions League at the hands of Villarreal.
Its quality is beyond doubt, but its price tag is high and it is doubtful that Barcelona willing to go short term Lewandowski or switch to a young promising striker.
The Polish striker has one more year left on his contract. Bavaria and his price is estimated at around 60 million euros, which is a very high figure considering the striker will turn 34 next August.
“But he’s very good,” people say in Barcelona when they are asked about it.
And then it will be seen what the German club will do in his case. A few days ago Bavaria CEO Oliver Khan He claimed to be calm about the whole situation.
Caen made it clear that the plans of the team were not affected by all the rumors about the interest of various clubs in the striker, as they intend to extend his contract.
Meanwhile, Lewandowskiagent, Pini Zahavimakes every effort to find the best financial offer. Barcelona the president Joan Laporta has a great relationship with Zahaviand they have done business together in the past.
Barcelona can play Zahavi card if they have the necessary funds to sign it. However, the Poland striker is not the only option they have.
Barcelona tried to sign Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haland for a long time, with Laporta even meeting with his agent Mino Raiola repeatedly.
Javi Hernandez also spoke to the 21-year-old to explain his plans for Barcelona. Haland like the option to go to Barcelonabut it has also attracted interest from other very powerful clubs that are in a better financial position, such as real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Manchester.
BarcelonaThe main problem is that they cannot compete financially with elite European clubs who can put more money into financing such a transition.
The Catalans are negotiating a deal with investment fund CVC, but even if they receive financial support from there, they still have to get rid of some players.
move for Haland may cost Barcelona about 250 million euros, of which 75 million euros are transfer fees paid Dortmund. They will also have to cover their wage requirements and offers. Raiola about 60 million euros in terms of his commission.
Leao, Gabriel Jesus, Darwin Nunez…
These three options are also considered expensive. Rafael Leao is an Laportafavorite out of three, but Milan do not plan to sell him and instead want to renew his contract, setting a price of 50 million euros.
Meanwhile, Darwin Nunez footballer who Barcelona have been tracked for a long time. Benfica ready to cash in on him and there are currently several fans who will have to pay between 75 and 100 million euros to sign him.
The cheapest of these three options Gabriel Jesuswho could leave Manchester if a Premier League club manages to sign Haland summer. As his contract runs until 2013, the Brazilian striker’s move could cost Barcelona about 30 million euros.