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Barcelona enter talks with Athletic Bilbao for Nico Williams

Barcelona are currently engaged in discussions with Athletic Bilbao’s forward, Nico Williams, whose contract with the club is set to expire within the next 12 months. Williams, a promising talent in the world of football, has already made quite an impact with 75 appearances for Athletic Bilbao, finding the back of the net on 6 occasions.

His performance has reflected in his Transfermarkt valuation, pegged at an impressive 30 million euros.

The latest word from Sport suggests that Barcelona has taken the initiative to express their interest in the talented attacker. It appears that Felix Tainta, the agent representing Nico Williams, has been contacted by Barcelona officials this week.

Nico Williams
Nico Williams

This indicates a clear desire on the part of the Catalan club to secure Williams’ services for the future.

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Nico Williams’ star is on the rise not only in club football but also on the international stage. He has earned a place in Spain’s senior squad, sharing the national team experience with fellow Barca players Alejandro Balde, Gavi, and Lamine Yamal. Williams has already made a notable impact with the Spanish national team, contributing 2 goals in his 10 appearances.


Within the Barcelona camp, there is a growing belief that Nico Williams could be a perfect fit for Coach Xavi’s style of play. Discussions have even taken place regarding the possibility of Williams and Yamal forming a dynamic wing tandem in the team’s future strategies. This partnership has the potential to inject new energy and creativity into Barcelona’s attacking gameplay, and fans are eagerly awaiting developments in this exciting transfer saga.

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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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