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Barcelona linked with Real Sociedad winger Adnan Januzaj

It’s no secret that Barcelona are interested in Adnan Januzaj. But who isn’t?

Reports in the British media claim Barcelona are linked with Real Sociedad winger Adnan Januzaj.

The Belgium international joined Real Sociedad from Manchester United for a fee in the region of 8.5 million euros in July 2017. His contract expires in the summer of 2022.

The winger has featured in 21 matches this term, netting 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all competitions.

Adnan Januzaj
Adnan Januzaj

The 26-year-old is considered to be one of the best wingers in Belgium. As a member of Belgium national football team, Januzaj won 13 caps and he scored one goal.

He will be high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Real Sociedad this term. Barcelona are looking to sign a winger and have identified the 26-year-old as potential transfer target. The report claims that Barcelona manager has extensively scouted Januzaj and is considering a move for the winger.


The former Manchester United 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 eyeing Real Sociedad winger Adnan Januzaj. Januzaj’s contract with La Real runs to the end of the season and talks over a new deal are yet to commence. Watching developments are Barca, which are interested in taking the 26 year-old former Manchester United winger in a Bosman deal next summer. La Real president Jokin Aperribay has stated hope of convincing Januzaj to extend his stay.”

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Barcelona will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Januzaj to join the club.

Good signing for Barcelona?

A wide player of Januzaj’s technical quality will undeniably be a decent coup for Barca if they can get him on a free transfer.

The 26-year-old is at the peak of his career right now and Xavi could bring out the best in him.

How strong that interest is and whether Barcelona will make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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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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