The 2 Benfica players that Barcelona is following closely


Looking ahead to next season, the Catalan cast is analyzing the possible hiring of two players from the Portuguese club.

Xavi Hernández is still thinking about reinforcements.
© GettyXavi Hernández is still thinking about reinforcements.

While fighting to finish as high as possible in the framework of the current season of La Liga de España, Barcelona is preparing to try to beat Galatasaray and stay alive in the UEFA Europa League, a continental competition to which he agreed after being eliminated under the orbit of the UEFA Champions League group stage.

But in parallel Joan Laporta, Xavi Hernandez and company do not stop thinking about possible incorporations for the next season. Many are the proper names that were added to the dance of potential signings to continue reversing the adverse present that the Blaugrana cast has been going through for some time.

Thus, in the last few hours, the renowned Spanish sports media outlet ‘Sport’ revealed that Barcelona had set its sights on Benfica. Yes, precisely a team that deprived him of going ahead in the Champions League. A team that became his executioner, in part, thanks to the players that Culé now wants to take with them.

More specifically, there are two footballers from the popular Portuguese team who seduce Barcelona and a lot thinking about the next transfer market. Two players who play leading and privileged roles in the Eagles, so, without any doubt, their respective departures will not be completely simple.

The two players that Barcelona wants

In the first instance, it must be taken into account that Barcelona’s financial situation has not been ideal. That is why, in the last hours, the main authorities of the Spanish institution took it upon themselves to shatter the illusions of the fans regarding the arrival of players like Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland.

So the bar was lowered. And, in this context, one of the proper names that seduces both Barcelona and other heavyweights from the old continent is Darwin Nunez. Yes, the Uruguayan striker who continues to dazzle game after game and who has just scored the decisive goal against Ajax for the knockout stages of the Champions League.

At the same time, the other player closely watched by Barcelona is a man who plays on the left side of the defence. Yes, precisely a sector where the Culé wants to reinforce itself due to the high age of Jordi Alba and the lack of alternatives in that area. Is about Alex Grimaldojust an old acquaintance of the house.