BARCELONA are reportedly hoping to grab Marco Asensio from bitter rivals Real Madrid with the Spain star’s contract expiring subsequent summer time.
The Catalan giants need to proceed their rebuild underneath supervisor Xavi following a summer time spending spree.
Barca snapped up the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Jules Kounde, Raphinha and Franck Kessie.
And based on Mundo Deportivo, Xavi and Co want to signal soon-to-be out of contract Real ace Asensio as their subsequent marquee signing.
Asensio, 26, will probably be out of contract on the Bernabeu subsequent summer time and will go away for free.
The report provides that if Asensio’s contract scenario is identical come the winter transfer window, Barca could resolve to behave then.
Barca could possibly get Asensio for a lesser price in January, or wait till the summer time to get him for free.
In a lift to Xavi’s aspect, Asensio’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has a superb relationship with membership president Joan Laporta.
Barca have loved a powerful begin to their LaLiga marketing campaign.
They’re nonetheless unbeaten after six video games performed and solely path Spanish champions Real by two factors.
Barca ran out 3-0 winners of their final league outing towards Elche.
Lewandowski bagged a brace and Memphis Depay obtained the opposite within the convincing victory.