The Catalan newspaper Sport said that Paris Saint-Germain seeks to steal a strong deal from Barcelona during the upcoming summer Mercato, which is expected to witness the second part of the sports revolution that the Blaugrana began last summer, as Juan Laporta seeks to greatly strengthen the team.
Pique’s retirement and the possible departure of Busquets at the end of the current season, after the end of his contract, will give Barcelona a large margin in the salary limit, which will allow them to conclude new deals, and one of the most prominent centers that Xavi seeks to strengthen is the midfield to compensate for the departure of Busquets.
Ilkay Gundogan, 32, has already entered his final year of contract with Manchester City, and he is one of the free players on Barcelona’s agenda to sign them for free this summer.
As the player himself declared, it is clear that he wants to return to Nuremberg in Germany, where he made his professional debut in 2009, and remained there until 2011, although that will not be the next season.
As reported from France, the sporting director of Paris Saint-Germain, Luis Campos, has Gundogan on his radar next summer, and he could enter an auction for his inclusion with FC Barcelona.
In other information, in this case from Football Insider, Manchester City is already planning to sign a replacement, because they are not considering renewing Gundogan’s contract, and the chosen one will be Judd Bellingham, from Borussia Dortmund.
Gundogan recently said in a podcast to German newspaper Bild that he would like to return to Nuremberg one day, in any capacity: “I relate to the club, the city and the fans with incredible moments.”