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Barcelona among clubs keen on Chelsea left-back Ian Maatsen

FC Barcelona have set their sights on Chelsea’s standout defender, Ian Maatsen, as per the latest word from Spain’s soccer circles.

Ian Maatsen boasts a career record of having graced the pitch in six fixtures donning the blue of Chelsea.

If you were to peruse, you’d discover that the talented Dutchman currently commands a staggering market value of 20 million euros.

Ian Maatsen
Ian Maatsen

The resilient Ian Maatsen has notched up an impressive tally of 13 international caps while wearing the orange jersey for the Netherlands, even managing to deliver one goal.

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Despite a triumphant loan spell at Burnley last season, the Dutch Under-21s sensation has been grappling with scarce opportunities to showcase his football prowess since making his way back to the hallowed turf of Stamford Bridge.

As the sun sets on Marcos Alonso’s contract at Barcelona, the prestigious Spanish publication, Sport, has made known their fervent interest in acquiring the services of Maatsen.


With his proven track record, the young Dutch defender could be the answer to their upcoming roster dilemma, offering a refreshing and versatile addition to their lineup.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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