Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has re-established himself as a world-class talent in recent weeks and is considered a dream transfer target for Barcelona.
This emerges from a report by Diario Sport that claims the Blaugrana are poised to sell nine current first-team squad members to fund a potential deal.
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It should be noted that such transfer talks remain particularly imaginative as a report recently published in El Mundo states that the club has â¬ 1,173m in debt, of which â¬ 730m is due in the short term – by the end of this season.
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However, the latest report claims that the Catalan club are ready to take on several squad players such as Junior Firpo, Philippe Coutinho, Antoine Griezmann, Martin Braithwaite, Neto, Samuel Umtiti and Miralem Pjanic.
Fringe player Matheus Fernandes is also up for sale – though any value can be minimal – while they’re even ready to hear offers for center-back Clement Lenglet.
However, given the devaluation of the market and clubs unable to compete with the salaries of Barca players, that outlook remains particularly optimistic.