Barcelona Transfers: Seven Centre-Backs La Blaugrana Could Sign This Summer
Given that there are just three senior centre backs as of now at Camp Nou, it would be exceptionally odd if Barcelona didn't sign another one this late spring.
Gerard Piqué has become a legend for La Blaugrana and may well play for a few additional years. Be that as it may, at 33, his best is most likely behind him.
What's more, with bits of gossip recommending Samuel Umtiti will probably withdraw toward the finish of the period, it turns out to be increasingly urgent that the club discover a substitution rapidly, as a drawn out successor to Pique and accomplice for Clement Lenglet.
With a squeezing need to discover somebody who can grapple the backline, here's a glance at seven focus backs Barça could and ought to reasonably target when the exchange window opens...
In the event that the Catalans passed up Upamecano and still needed to sign a youthful guarded ability, at that point they could do more terrible than going for Milenković.
A standard for Fiorentina, the 22-year-old has scarcely put a foot wrong this season, and is fit for heading ceaselessly any cross he's confronted with. Contrasted by some with his deity Nemanja Vidić, he's a daring protector, and furthermore has incredible passing abilities.
He made the most elevated number of fruitful handles at the gathering phase of the 2018 World Cup, and this season has played each class game aside from one for La Viola.
With Man Utd and Real Madrid likewise intrigued, La Blaugrana may need to move rapidly to sign the Serbian. However Milenković's showcases propose he's more than fit for playing at a more elevated level, and could be an incredible player to have for what's to come.
A key piece of Lazio's Serie A title challenge, Luiz Felipe has risen as perhaps the best protector in Italy right now.
Speedy to foresee any risk, the 23-year-old Brazilian is sufficiently keen to realize when to step forward, for a capture attempt or square any approaching shots. He's acceptable at dispersing the ball as well, and can play essentially anyplace in the backline.
While he's not the most physical of safeguards, the Brazilian flaunts a noteworthy pass fruition pace of 88% for the present battle, and depends upon the two his speed and situating abilities, to take on Italy's best strikers.
On the off chance that Barça are not kidding about marking Felipe, they would need to make a move soon. He's recently been in chats with I Biancocelesti to broaden his present agreement, which would absolutely incorporate a discharge statement requesting an immense charge.
One of the best centre back on the planet, Koulibaly could be a transformative getting paperwork done for the Catalans.
A truly solid player, the Napoli safeguard likewise cunningly positions himself to make endless captures and handles.
What's more, with groups regularly counter-squeezing against La Blaugrana's ownership style, the 28-year-old Ballon d'Or chosen one would fit in brilliantly at Camp Nou, as he's demonstrated he has the passing abilities required so as to sidestep contradicting pressure. He's also well-prepared to cover any counter-assaults, with his pace being in excess of a match against the world's best strikers.
Having been claimed to have mentioned a takeoff from Italy, you'd anticipate that a large group of clubs should go after his mark, however his cost and age might be off-putting for a few.
Apparently one of the most blazing defensive move focuses on the planet at the present time, Upamecano has been amazing this season.
He has been uncommon for RB Leipzig, with his amazing specialized abilities a significant piece of his style of play. The Frenchman is additionally excellent noticeable all around and has the solid body to hold firm in guarding any rival.
What's more, you'd need to consider that the 21-year-old despite everything can possibly improve, with his dynamic still a work in progress.
It could be a late spring long fight to sign Upamecano, with a bundle of Europe's top groups hustling to make sure about his mark.
The most recent in a long queue of Italian defenders who have driven Milan, Romagnoli could be an extraordinary fit for the Spanish victors.
The 25-year-old is insightful in his planning, and consistently seems, by all accounts, to be in the opportune spot at whatever point he's guarding against a restricting forward. What's more, his ball dispersion capacity makes him stick out, flaunting his solace with happening from the back.
He's won a noteworthy 84% of his handles in Serie A this season, and has a pass culmination pace of 90% - perfect for Setién and Barça's ball-mastery playing style.
With I Rossoneri battling during this crusade, 25-year-old Romagnoli may choose it's an ideal opportunity to proceed onward for a more prominent test.
Having worked under Setién at Real Betis as of now, Mandi could be a safe if not marquee marking for Barça.
With just about 100 La Liga appearances, he's one of the more experienced alternatives on the rundown, and has additionally won 51 caps for Algeria which included playing normally to enable his nation to win the African Cup of Nations in 2019.
The 28-year-old is additionally ready to play at right-back, which could be important given the Catalans' absence of alternatives.
A quick player, he's likewise alright with happening from the back. What's more, the previous Reims man is known for his speedy expectation capacities, having aggregated the seventh-most elevated number of capture attempts in La Liga this season.
With his discharge statement set at just £26m, Mandi is positively one of the more less expensive choices La Blaugrana could focus on this late spring. In any case, his experience of playing under his previous supervisor as of now makes a potential move increasingly great, and Setién will know precisely how to get the best out of him.
Very few knew about Diego Carlos before this battle started, however he's quickly gotten one of La Liga's top safeguards.
The Sevilla place back, who just joined the club from Nantes the previous summer, has dazzled numerous since his introduction. He's an intense safeguard, and is magnificent noticeable all around, while additionally ending up being entirely helpful with the ball as well.
With a passing achievement pace of 82%, the Brazilian could surely clear himself well at Camp Nou. What's more, he has won a greater number of tackles than any semblance of Harry Maguire during this season, which further shows that he can be a solid nearness at the back.
Having said he's available to joining an 'a lot greater club', it would be difficult for Carlos to turn down the Spanish victors on the off chance that they came calling. What's more, regardless of Sevilla setting a discharge statement of £65m in his agreement, you could see Los Palanganas tolerating a pleasant idea for the 27-year-old, given that they'd unquestionably benefit from his deal.