2 reasons why Xavi wants to take Salah to Barcelona

Transfers

Xavi’s Barcelona continues to try to return to the elite of world football and for this he plans to sign several of the best players in the world in the not too distant future. In this way, one of them is the Egyptian Salah, a Liverpool striker who is desired by the Spanish coach for 2 particular reasons.

FC Barcelona v Liverpool - UEFA Champions League
© Socrates Images, Getty Images EuropeFC Barcelona v Liverpool – UEFA Champions League

The Barcelona of Spain has given a superlative jump in the last months of competition. In this way, having accumulated a large number of good results and performance, Xavi’s team is positioned as one of the best in the entire continent and is the clear favorite to win the Europa League this season.

According to this, he not only managed to surpass with great quality the Naples and Galatasaray for the 16th and eighth finals of the international competition, but also maintains an undefeated 14 games on the local field, his last loss being against Betis in December 2021.

In this way, beat Atlético de Madrid, Valencia, Athletic Bilbao and Real Madrid, scoring 4 goals in all games and being far superior in each of them. In the last classic, against Ancelotti’s men who had just eliminated PSG, the Catalans left the local team without options and demonstrated their great present and hopeful future.

In this context, and with the main objective of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League next season either via the Europa League or the Spanish Leaguethe blaugrana box plans to strengthen itself with quality in the upcoming transfer markets. That said, the plans for next summer do not leave Cavani and Halandthe latter being a player who can hardly reach Catalonia.

On the other hand, the transfer policy in the past transfer market for Barcelona was based specifically on acquiring players on loan or who have been released from their clubs. Thus, In the last transfer period, Dani Alves arrived, who was without a club, and Adama along with Aubameyang, who arrived on loan..

However, next summer the arrivals of kessie and Christensen2 players who will leave their clubs free and will arrive at Barcelona completely free of charge. In turn, in the past few hours, it was announced that Xavi’s team would be interested in another player who sees his contract terminated shortly and could land in the Spanish city.

In this context, the player in question is none other than Mohamed Salah, current Liverpool striker and one of the best players in the world. Starting from this, It is necessary to say that the African sees his link with the English entity expire in mid-2023 and due to a monetary disagreement regarding his salary, they have not yet reached an agreement.

Consequently, according to the newspaper “WHAT“, Barcelona would be far from being able to reach the 20 million per season that the striker demands but, with 1 and a half years left until the end of his contract, Barcelona could make an effort in the not too distant future and with a better economic present.