Mercato | Mercato – Barcelona: Xavi can regain hope in this XXL file!

Posted on January 7, 2022 at 7:30 am by D.M.

Present at a press conference on Wednesday, Massimiliano Allegri closed the door to Alvaro Morata leaving this winter. However, a change of club would be more relevant than ever.

In difficulty in sport, FC Barcelona would have gone well without the absence of Sergio Agüero . The talented Argentine striker has been forced to retire due to heart problems. The Catalan club therefore needs to recruit a center-forward during this winter transfer window and would have ticked the name of Alvaro Morata, on loan from Atlético to Juventus until 'at the end of the season. But Massimiliano Allegri sent a clear message to FC Barcelona . “Morata will not leave. He is a player who scored 21 goals last year, and who is already 7 this year. He is a successful player and he is very important. I spoke to him and I told him that he will not move from here because to find someone of his level, you have to take the 4 or 5 best forwards. Alvaro remains with a lot of enthusiasm, that's all ”confided the coach of Juventus on Wednesday.

Barça still in the race for Morata

< p> But despite this declaration, FC Barcelona continues to monitor the situation of Alvaro Morata. “The Alvaro Morata track is absolutely not ruled out” confided a source close to the Catalan club in As this Thursday. As Fabrizio Romano confirms, a departure of the forward for Catalonia this winter would still be relevant. And for good reason, Juventus have already informed the striker that they will not exercise the buy option present in their contract and set at € 40m. In reality, the Old Lady would not close the door to a departure from Morata in January, but would first like to get her hands on her replacement.

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