The Catalonians are eyeing their sixth summer signing but the Liverpool star is going to be expensive and impossible to sign even though Barcelona are preparing an €80M bid.
Barcelona is planning to bid 80 million euros on Liverpool‘s star right back. With no trophies last campaign for the Catalonians under their new manager Xavi. Moreover, their Iconic star and the brand that defined Barcelona Lionel Messi, left the club last summer. And Camp Nou went on from hosting the Champions League to Europa League.
They Signed Ferran Torres and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang last winter to save the campaign. But they lost the quarterfinals of the Europa League to Eintracht Frankfurt, had early exits in the Supercopa and Copa del Rey, and finished second in the LaLiga.
Barcelona revealed that the club has a debt of around 1.35 billion euros. Therefore, they won’t be able to resign Messi with a new contract. The players were asked to cut their wages for now to buy players and handle the financial crisis. Most players who joined Barca in the winter were free transfers and loans except Ferran.
Barcelona bid for the Scouser this summer
Despite their debt and financial struggle Barcelona are active in the Summer transfer window selling and buying players. This summer they signed Andreas Christensen for free from Chelsea. Franck Kessie from AC Milan on a free transfer. Raphinha 60.7 million euros from Leeds united, Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich for 45 million euros. They paid 50 million euros for Jules Kounde from Sevilla.
Now to add to their summer signings Barcelona is planning to send Liverpool an 80 million euros offer for their right back Trent Alexander-Arnold. The 23-year-old England defender is already a Liverpool legend he has won seven different trophies with the club and has been an interesting prospect growing every year since his debut for the club.
Trent is not just a right back but he is also one of the brilliant playmakers in the game. He toped the Premier League last season for more chances created by a player. And he finished second in most assists in the league behind his teammate Mohamed Salah. He has made 227 appearances for the club scoring 13 goals and setting up 62 goals for the Reds.
Trent Alexander-Arnold was born in Liverpool and he is playing for his boyhood club. He is the youngest player to play in three Champions League finals, Moreover, his current contract with the Reds at Anfield is till 2025.
The Catalan giants are targeting Trent Alexander-Arnold with a sensational move for a marquee signing this summer and to complete their squad.
Trent is expected to be a Liverpool player for the rest of his career, following in the footsteps of club legend Steven Gerrard.
Barcelona can try, but Trent is already at home.