Two Stars Leaving Barca In January?
Two Stars Leaving Barcelona In January?
Reports have suggested that two FC Barcelona senior team players could leave the club in January, although one might only be a temporary departure.
According to AS and Sport, Javier Mascherano and Gerard Deulofeu are nearing exits from the Spanish giants.
While it is believed the Argentina international could be on his way to Chinese Super League club Hebei Fortune, it is believed Deulofeu could be leave for Napoli on loan until the end of the season.
Despite Barca insisting they do not want to weaken in January, Mascherano’s exit rumours come as no surprise.
The former Liverpool player was already linked with a move at the start of the campaign, but his lack of football since August has seemingly resulted in him requesting a transfer, though, he will only allowed to leave if the club can secure a centre-back replacement with Yerry Mina being closely linked with a January switch from Palmeiras.
Deulofeu, however, only joined the Spanish giants before this season got underway, but has struggled to cement his place in the club’s strongest XI.
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