Aruba, 32, has a deal with Barca until 2024 and has a buyout clause of € 500 million, but he is the club’s biggest earner when he needs to lower his wages.
Italian champion Intel is one of the teams interested in signing him, as first reported by Mundo Deportivo and confirmed by ESPN.
According to sources close to Aruba, he hasn’t considered a transfer this summer, but Barca’s need to cut qualifications means considering many of the team’s offers. To do.
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We plan to meet with some of the more experienced players on the team to discuss further salary cuts. Gerard Piqué In public he said it was okay to drop his salary, but Aruba said Sergi Roberto And Sergio Busquets I haven’t commented on this issue yet.
However, both clubs are struggling financially, so the potential deal needs to be a player exchange, and sources told ESPN that Barca prefers Bastoni in the center back.
Barca has already signed Eric García this summer to strengthen his defenses, but ESPN has previously reported that he would like to add another defender if possible. Manchester cityof Aymeric Laporte If they can go first, they are also targets Clement Rengre And Samuel Umtiti..
According to sources, the relationship between Barca and Inter is good. The two clubs discussed the transfer Lautaro Martinez A deal that never came true while midfielder Vidal exchanged Spain for Italy last summer.
Meanwhile, no matter what happens in Aruba, Barca remains in the left-back market, Junior Firpo One of the players who will leave the club this summer. Umtiti, Philippe Coutinho, Martin Brightweight, Neto, Matheus Fernandez And Miralem Pjanic It is also considered a surplus for the requirement.
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Barcelona opens to exchange Jordi Alba for Alessandro Bastoni of Inter Milan
https://www.espn.com/soccer/soccer-transfers/story/4419112/barcelona-open-to-swapping-jordi-alba-with-inter-milans-alessandro-bastoni-sources Barcelona opens to exchange Jordi Alba for Alessandro Bastoni of Inter Milan