Barcelona sold up to 3 strikers in the summer of 2023. It all started with PSG activating Ousmane Dembele’s 50 million euro release clause. Afterwards, Ansu Fati and Ez Abde also left in search of regular playing time.
Finally, Barcelona loaned Joao Felix, who had an impressive start at Camp Nou, but is gradually fading. However, coach Xavi Hernandez’s biggest disappointment is probably Raphinha. The Brazilian star was expected to become a mainstay of the team alongside Robert Lewandowski, but did not make the most of his opportunity this season.
Now, Barcelona does not want to keep Raphinha here anymoreand has offered 70 million euros to any team that wants him in the January or summer 2024 transfer window,
Raphinha was initially linked with joining Chelsea in the summer of 2022 and agreed personal terms with the Blues before spurning them in favor of a move to Camp Nou. Chelsea would be open to signing him next year, along with Newcastle United and Arsenal.
Minh Tuan | 03:46 November 15, 2023