FC Barcelona Manager Xavi wants to sign Mohammed Salah at all Costs. The Newly appointed Barca Head Coach is reportedly keen on bringing the Egyptian Forward to Camp Nou. The Spanish Legend is a huge admirer of the Liverpool Forward who has been in sensational form this season.
The 29-year-old Egypt international has started most of the games for Liverpool this season. He has found the back of the net 15 times and provided 6 assists in all Competitions. Salah is currently the Top Goalscorer in the Premier League this season with 10 Goals under his name. Salah’s performance this season has caught the eyes of FC Barcelona Hierarchy and the Manager himself.
However, cracking a deal for the Egyptian will be a difficult task for FC Barcelona. Mohammed Salah still has 18 months left on his current contract with Liverpool and talks over a Contract Extension are still ongoing. Although, the Merseyside has been frustrated in their attempts to sign the attacker to an extension. The 29-year-old recently demanded a wage of £500k per week.
Mohammed Salah is not the only Striker that FC Barcelona has their eyes on. Meanwhile, El Nacional understands that Xavi wants to sign a High-profile Attacker next summer. The Catalonian Outfit made enquiries about Raheem Sterling, Timo Werner, Edinson Cavani and now Mohammed Salah.
Xavi reportedly wants Mohammed Salah to fill the void left by Leo Messi at FC Barcelona
Several outlets have claimed that FC Barcelona Boss Xavi Hernandez wants the club to go after Salah at all costs. The Spaniard believes that the Liverpool forward could be the perfect replacement for Lionel Messi who exited from the club this summer.
The report adds that FC Barcelona is ‘working in silence’ to close one of the surprise signings of the summer. Barca’s League rivals Real Madrid are the frontrunners to sign Kylian Mbappe on a free transfer next year. Therefore, the La Liga Giants will look to register the signing of a huge name either in January or next summer to bring Trophies back to Camp Nou.
What can Mohammed Salah offer FC Barcelona?
A player like Salah could be a perfect match for the club. The Egyptian’s dribbling abilities, presence of mind is less talked about. The 29-year-old’s brilliant solo goal against Manchester City where he went past the whole Defense could become one of the Highlight’s this season. His excellent Vision towards the game has been crucial for Jurgen Klopp’s side that won the 2019 UEFA Champions League and the Premier League Triumph in 2020.
However, FC Barcelona’s Financial woes could become a major obstacle for them to sign new players. But the Catalan giants are expected to be in a more stable position ahead of the 2022-23 campaign.
Mohammed Salah has scored 140 goals and registered 53 assists in 218 appearances for Liverpool since making the move from Roma in July 2017.
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