Barça: the arrival of Marcos Alonso on the right track?

FC Barcelona will try to complete the arrival of Marcos Alonso, the Spanish defender of Chelsea, before the conclusion of the transfer market.

Marcos Alonso and Mason Mount, Chelsea-Crystal Palace

A meeting with his agent

Barca haven’t finished shopping. After the sealed arrivals of Franck Kessié, Andreas Christensen, Raphinha, Robert Lewandowski and Jules Koundé, the Catalan club will try to conclude several files in the coming hours. In addition to the leads leading to Borussia Dortmund’s Belgian defender Thomas Meunier and Manchester City’s Portuguese attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva, FC Barcelona are working behind the scenes to recruit Chelsea’s Spanish defender Marcos Alonso.

According to the latest information from Mundo Deportivo, the 31-year-old left-back is waiting for a final agreement to be reached between the different parties. Our colleagues understand that the arrival of the former resident of Fiorentina, entered the last year of his commitment with the Blues, should accelerate in the coming hours. Raúl Verdú, the agent of the native of the Madrid city, spoke on Tuesday morning with Mateu Alemany and Jordi Cruyff, respectively director of football and sporting director of the Blaugrana, in order to find common ground. The talks between Marcos Alonso’s representative and Barca management have been positive.

212 appearances with Chelsea

Absent from Thomas Tuchel’s group, Marcos Alonso has not played a single match since the start of the 2022-2023 season, a sign that the German coach and the winner of the 2021 Champions League no longer count on his services. Marcos Alonso is not present at training, he is trying to finalize his transfer”confirmed the former Paris Saint-Germain coach. Present since the summer of 2016 in the Chelsea workforce, and his arrival from Fiorentina for the sum of 23 million euros, the London number 3 has 212 matches in all competitions (29 goals), including 179 Premier League (26 goals).

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