Serie A club eyeing Barcelona defender for January transfer window

As Barcelona looks to navigate their budget constraints and make a move for a midfielder this winter, the potential departure of loan players could hold the key. Clement Lenglet, currently on loan at Aston Villa, is one such player who may command interest from several European clubs. With the French defender seeking regular playing time and Barcelona open to offloading him, the upcoming January transfer window could see Lenglet on the move. With Bayern Munich and Napoli reportedly interested, Barcelona could be looking to capitalize on Lenglet’s retained value in the market. However, the club’s willingness to entertain offers for Lenglet is emblematic of their current struggles with managing their wage bill. This article explores the potential for Lenglet’s departure to alleviate Barcelona’s financial woes and the impact it could have on their winter transfer plans.

Barcelona’s Lenglet on the Move as Clubs Line Up January Deals

Barcelona is facing salary limit struggles as they look to sign a midfielder this winter, but they may find some relief in the form of loan players. Clement Lenglet, currently on loan at Aston Villa, is attracting interest from European Sporting Directors and could be on the move this January.

The French defender has not been getting the regular playing time he desires at Villa, and Barcelona is eager to move him on if Villa is open to ending his loan deal. Bayern Munich has been linked with a move for Lenglet as they deal with an injury crisis in their defense.

Napoli is also looking to re-open contact over Lenglet, with the Serie A champions previously expressing interest in the defender. The Blaugrana would be open to accepting €10m plus variables for Lenglet, but Napoli is seeking a loan deal.

Barcelona’s willingness to listen to offers in January puts them in a poor negotiating position. However, if they can secure Lenglet’s exit, it will significantly alleviate the club’s inflated wage bill, which has been causing them numerous issues.

jamal hejaze

Hello, I'm Jamal Alhejazi, a dedicated sports writer with a passion for delivering compelling sports news. With a deep understanding of various sports disciplines, I bring a unique perspective and insightful analysis to my writing.
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