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Barcelona wants to do better in the 2022-2023 season. Therefore, the Spanish giants began to increase the strength of their squad in the transfer market this summer.
Barcelona showed inconsistent performances in the 2021/222 season. They failed miserably in La Liga and the Champions League.
Last season’s failure made Barcelona want to improve. They are exploring the transfer market to recruit new players.
There are many players who are targeted by Barcelona in the transfer market this summer. Some of them play in the Premier League competition.
Here are five Premier League stars who could move to Barcelona next season.
Andreas Christensen has been playing for Chelsea for a long time. The 26-year-old defender played 34 games in all competitions for the Blues in the 2021/22 season.
Christensen is certain to leave Chelsea this summer. The Danish defender’s contract expires on 30 June 2022 and has not been extended.
After his career in England ended, Christensen agreed to move to Barcelona next season. He digaet with the status of a free transfer alias free.
Raphinha has been able to impress with Leeds United so far. In the 2021/22 season, Raphinha made 36 appearances in all competitions with 11 goals and 3 assists.
The Brazilian player has also played a big role in helping Leeds stay in the Premier League this season. He is now a hot commodity in the 2022 summer transfer market.
A number of top Premier League clubs are reportedly interested in recruiting Raphinha. The 25-year-old is reportedly also a target for Barcelona.
Barcelona want to strengthen its midfield in the transfer market this summer. They are reportedly interested in signing Wolverhampton midfielder Ruben Neves.
The Portugal national team player has strengthened Wolves since 2017 after being imported from Porto. Neves played 36 matches across competitions scoring four goals and providing two assists.
Barcelona had to spend a lot of money to secure the services of Neves. Wolverhampton reportedly only want to sell him in the figure of 50 million pounds this summer.
Cesar Azpilicueta is a defender and captain of Chelsea. The Spaniard still has a contract at Stamford Bridge until 2023.
However, Azpilicueta has expressed his desire to return to his hometown. Barcelona have long shown interest in Azpilicueta.
According to reports, Chelsea will only charge Azpilicueta for under 5 million euros. The experience of Azpilicueta is clearly needed by Barcelona to strengthen the right side of his defense.
Marcos Alonso’s contract expires in June next year. However, he has decided not to extend his stay with the Blues.
Alonso reportedly wants to leave Stamford Bridge in the transfer market this summer. Barcelona is touted as his new port later.
In the 2021/22 season, Alonso played a lot because Ben Chilwell suffered a serious knee injury. The 31-year-old played 46 games scoring five goals and six assists.