Reports: Barca Keen On Landing Man Utd Star On A Free
Reports: FC Barcelona Keen On Landing Manchester United Star On A Free
FC Barcelona are reportedly interested in signing a Manchester United star who will be a free agent next season.
According to Spanish publication Marca, Netherlands international Daley Blind is entering the final six months of his contract and has caught the attention of Blaugrana boss Ernesto Valverde.
There have apparently been no talks between the Red Devils and the player over a new contract, although the Dutchman does have a one-year extension clause which could be activated by the English club in the coming weeks.
Valverde is said to be a massive fan of Blind’s versatility, and the former Athletic Bilbao manager can see him covering at left-back and in midfield at the Camp Nou.
With Javier Mascherano almost certain to leave the Catalan side next season, the former Ajax Amsterdam stalwart is seen as the perfect replacement for the ageing Argentine.
The 27-year-old defender has dropped down Jose Mourinho's pecking order this season, and with the resurgence of Luke Shaw, it seems unlikely he will get his place back anytime soon.
Blind has made 12 appearances for Mourinho’s side this season, scoring one goal and assisting in two more.
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