Ferran Torres is getting closer to Barcelona day by day as transfer talk continues to intensify.
The latest reports in England suggest that Barcelona are linked with fresh move for Ferran Torres.
The Spain international was signed by Manchester City in August 2020 from Valencia for a fee of 28 million euros. He has a contract until 2025 with the club.
The winger has banged in three goals and provided one assist in 7 matches this term on all fronts.
The 21-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in Spain.
Torres has also left his mark at the international stage after netting 12 goals in 22 senior appearances for the Spain national team.
His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Barcelona.
Xavi wants to sign a new winger and Torres is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. He is a firm fan of Manchester City winger and Barcelona could make a move for the player if the financial aspect makes sense.
The Spanish giants are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.
The former Valencia man will offer the Barcelona boss the freedom to be more flexible with his formations, tactics and team selections.
According to the report, “Barcelona are preparing to make a new proposal to Manchester City for Ferran Torres. Barca directors Mateu Alemany and Ferran Reverter were in England last week for talks with City over Torres. An opening offer of €50m was rejected by City, which rate the attacker closer to €80m. As such, Barca hope to drive down City’s cash price by including players in their next offer. Sergino Dest, Sergi Roberto, Oscar Mingueza and Philippe Coutinho have all been mentioned as makeweights.”
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Barcelona will have to present a really enticing offer to bring City to the negotiating table. They have the resources to tempt them but it will be interesting to see if they are willing to overpay for the player.
The English giants are preparing to sell their winger should they receive a massive offer for him.
Ferran Torres ideal fit for Barcelona?
Torres stands as an excellent option for Barcelona.
Signing the 21-year-old in the winter transfer window would be a masterstroke from Xavi.
Barca should do everything in their power to sign the in-demand Torres, who has all the qualities to be a success at the club.
It will be interesting to see whether Barcelona will make their move during the winter transfer window.
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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.