Barcelona might make a method to sign Raphael Guerreiro from Borussia Dortmund when the transfer window resumes at the end of the season, Spanish outlet Sport claims.
The Blaugrana have actually depended upon Jordi Alba and Junior Firpo for the left-back responsibilities this season however neither have actually made any considerable contribution in an assaulting viewpoint.
Alba has actually experienced an uncharacteristic season where he has actually suffered a variety of muscular issues and he has actually handled to contribute simply one goal and 2 assists from 24 appearances in all competitions.
The exact same has actually basically held true with Firpo with simply one goal and one help from 17 games and there have actually currently been recommendations that the Dominican-born player might head through the exit door.
According to Sport, the Catalan giants might hire a new left-back during the next transfer window and Guerreiro has actually been allocated as the main target for the club.
It is added that any move for the Portugal international might depend upon whether the Blaugrana can conserve funds after trying to sign Neymar and Lautaro Martinez to boost their attack.
Guerreiro has actually been a quality purchase for Dortmund considering that his move from Lorient in 2016 and he has actually signed up 20 goals and 21 assists from his 111 appearances for the German side.
He has actually mainly played in the left-wing back position during the existing campaign however he is similarly comfy in the standard left-back role or in the centre of the park.
His versatile qualities definitely make him an appealing option for the Blaugrana and it will be fascinating to see whether they will develop an official offer in the coming months.
Guerreiro, who has actually been valued at ₤22 m by Sport, might be the perfect player to put the pressure on Alba for the left-back role and possibly seal a beginning area for the long-lasting.
The 26- year-old has actually signed up 5 goals and 5 assists for Dortmund this season.
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