Barcelona linked with Giovani Los Celso

Barcelona are on the hunt for a midfielder, and Giovani Los Celso is a player who is thought to be on their radar.

The 22-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

The Argentina international joined PSG from Rosario Central for a fee in the region of 10 million euros in July 2016. His contract expires in the summer of 2021. In August 2018, Los Celso was sent to Real Betis on a season-long loan.

Giovani Los Celso
Giovani Los Celso

In total, he has scored 12 goals and supplied 4 assists from 33 Real Betis matches.

The 22-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in Argentina.

As a member of Argentina national football team, Los Celso won 11 caps and he scored one goal.

His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Barcelona.

Barcelona
Barcelona

Ernesto Valverde has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe. Giovani Los Celso has been long term target of Valverde as the manager look to bolster his midfield options for the next season.

Giovani Los Celso would provide a good variety to Barcelona’s midfield.

According to Tribalfootball, “Barcelona are eyeing Real Betis midfielder Giovani Los Celso. The Argentine has shone this season on-loan from PSG, with Betis having the option to sign him permanently in June. El Confidencial says Barca are happy for Betis to buy Los Celso before stepping in to take him off their hands later in the summer market. A swap has been mentioned with Juan Miranda mentioned as a potential makeweight in the deal. Smoothing negotiations will be the clubs’ relationship as they came together last month to sign Emerson from Atletico Mineiro. The young fullback is currently playing for Betis, though will eventually move to Barca should he impress.”

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If Barcelona are genuinely interested, a deal would not be impossible to complete.

Undoubtedly he would be a fantastic recruit for Barcelona.

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