Barcelona legend Xavi has actually backed Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez and Paris Saint-Germain attacker Neymar to make the switch to the Camp Nou during the next transfer window.
Martinez and Neymar have actually been recognized as the main summer targets for the Blaugrana and the former has actually currently been tipped to sign up with the Spanish champions through his agent.
Speaking to DjMaRiiO on Post United, Xavi stated that he has a taste for Martinez’s qualities in the final 3rd of the pitch and backed the Blaugrana’s pursuit of the Argentine.
“I like him. He gets away from his marker well, stretches the play, plays in space, in small space too, Barcelona are doing well to be interested,” he informed.
On The Other Hand, Xavi likewise fancied Neymar to make the return with the Catalan giants and stated that the Brazilian would make the distinction at his former club.
“Why not? Football-wise, I have no doubt. I was with him in the dressing room and he seems a great person to me. He was professional here and would make the difference,” he added.
Martinez currently has a ₤102 m release stipulation on his contract and that stays a significant figure for the Blaugrana to trigger, especially with the financial effect due to the fact that of the coronavirus pandemic.
Nevertheless, a current report from Gazzetta dello Sport has actually declared that they might sign Martinez for a substantially lower cost, need to they enable Antoine Griezmann move in the opposite instructions as a makeweight.
On The Other Hand, Neymar is apparently valued at around ₤135 m. There have actually been comparable recommendations that Griezmann might be key to lowering the asking cost by signing up with Les Parisiens in a part-exchange offer.
Evaluating by this, Griezmann promises to head through the exit door after simply one season with Barcelona.