Barcelona have drawn up a listing of other targets in the event that they miss out on the signing of Jules Kounde from Sevilla, together with Arsenal defender William Saliba.
Fabrizio Romano lately confirmed to CaughtOffside that each Barcelona and Chelsea are in a two-way battle for Kounde this summer time.
Because it stands, a deal to signal the French defender is but to be finalised for both membership, however Barcelona at the moment are making ready a listing of alternate options in the event that they do miss out on Kounde this summer time.
That’s in accordance with journalist Gerard Romero within the tweet under, who claims Barcelona are contemplating a transfer for Arsenal defender Saliba, in addition to Milan Skriniar, Josko Gvardiol, Inigo Martinez, and Roger Ibanez.
?Contamos en @JijantesFC
Opciones que baraja la dirección deportiva del Barça por si cae la opción Koundé
— Gerard Romero (@gerardromero) July 20, 2022
Saliba spent final season on mortgage at Marseille, after failing to interrupt into the Arsenal first-team lately.
With Ben White and Gabriel forming a stable partnership on the again final season, Saliba might as soon as once more battle for sport time, and a transfer might be on the playing cards.
In keeping with The Independent, Saliba needs to be assured minutes at Arsenal, and will push a transfer if Mikel Arteta fails to supply him assurances.