Barcelona Set to Offload 6 Players as Transfer Window Enters Final Weeks

Barcelona Set to Offload 6 Players as Transfer Window Enters Final Weeks

  • Barcelona are looking to get rid of six new players before the transfer window officially closes on September 1
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Memphis Depay and Frenkie de Jong are among the players expected to leave this summer
  • The Catalan giants however have closed in on a deal to sign Marcos Alonso from Chelsea and Bernardo Silva from Manchester City

Spanish giants FC Barcelona are prepared to offload six players as the summer transfer market enters its crazy last few days.

The Blaugrana completed the signings of five players but were able to register four La Liga before their game against Rayo Vallecano on Sunday.

The Catalan giants were able to register Robert Lewandowski, Franck Kessie, Andreas Christensen, and Raphina except for French defender Koundé who is currently recovering from injury.

Sergino Dest, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Martin Braithwaite, Memphis Depay, Frenkie de Jong, Samuel Umtiti, Barcelona
Some departures and arrivals are still being expected at Barcelona as the transfer market enters its crazy last few days. Credit: @ghanaballers
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The five-time UEFA Champions League winners have carried out a thorough in-house cleaning with as many as 13 players leaving the club this summer.

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However, some departures and arrivals are still being expected as the transfer market is set to come to a close on September 1.

As reported by GhanaBallers, Barcelona are prepared to let go six players as they are deemed surplus to requirement this season.

Among the players expected to depart the Camp Nou outfit are Sergino Dest, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Martin Braithwaite, Memphis Depay, Frenkie de Jong and Samuel Umtiti.

With the club’s finances still very much making headlines, some felt that Barcelona should instead focus on registering Koundé before attempting to bring new players into the club.

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Sports Brief earlier reported that Barcelona are first looking at bringing Marcos Alonso from Chelsea and Bernardo Silva from Manchester City. Alonso is expected to be part of the squad before Barca's next game, while Silva is expected to make his way to Spain even if Frenkie de Jong doesn't leave the club.

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The Spanish giants are also looking to bring in a new right-back this season, meaning that Sergino Dest will not be needed at the club, despite wanting to stay and fight for the place.

Among the names on the list are Thomas Meunier from Borussia Dortmund, Juan Foyth from Villarreal, Jeremie Frimpong from Bayer Leverkusen and Manchester United duo, Aaron Wan Bissaka and Diogo Dalot.

Source: SportsBrief.com