Xavi Hernandez doesn’t see Gerard Pique in his Barcelona plans for subsequent season, and he’s now eyeing a Chelsea switch goal as his alternative.
Pique turned 35 this 12 months, and with Xaxi seeking to rebuild Barcelona after a disappointing season, the Spanish defender might be a kind of to depart the membership. That’s based on Diario Sport, who additionally report that Barcelona will take into account making a transfer for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde.
Switch correspondent Graeme Bailey, talking on the Si and Dan Talk Chelsea Podcast, claimed that Chelsea have been very near securing a deal to signal Kounde, nevertheless it seems a transfer to Barcelona is also on the playing cards.
Kounde is in fact presently dwelling in Spain, so that you’d anticipate a transfer to Barcelona to be the easier of the 2. Each golf equipment will be capable of provide the French defender Champions League soccer, together with common recreation time.
With Pique doubtlessly departing Barcelona and Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen already out the door at Chelsea, each Xaxi and Thomas Tuchel shall be in determined want of a centre-back going into the brand new season.