There has been a lot of Barcelona transfer news recently, due to Ernesto Valverde looking to drastically improve the Catalans. However, being linked with starlet Leon Goretzka is certainly a sign of intent.
That’s right, the latest surge of Barcelona transfer news revolves around the promising Leon Goetzka. Surprisingly, Lionel Messi plays a large part in this too, which is never a bad thing for Barcelona fans to hear.
TEAMtalk have revealed that the Argentine superstar has urged the Barcelona board to snatch the starlet Goretzka, as he;s facing heavy interest from the likes of Manchester United.
The German is in his final six months of his Schalke contract, meaning he’s free to negotiate transfer talks with other clubs in January, which is right around the corner. There are a range of big Premier League clubs who want his signature, with the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United springing to mind.
The talented midfielder endured a successful Confederations Cup campaign with Germany in the Summer, as he scored twice in his two appearances and ultimately lifted the award at the end. To add to his tally, he’s scored four Bundesliga goals already for Schalke this campaign.