Barcelona consider Bayern’s Joshua Kimmich to fill Sergio Busquets’ boots
Barcelona are eyeing Joshua Kimmich as a potential replacement for Sergio Busquets, as the Bayern Munich midfielder seeks a new challenge.
Busquets, a seasoned midfielder, has confirmed his departure from Barcelona this summer, considering moves to MLS or the Saudi Pro League.
Despite efforts from Xavi to convince him to stay for another season, Busquets remains determined to pursue a fresh opportunity, prompting Barcelona to search for a suitable successor.
According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona have targeted Bayern’s influential midfielder, Kimmich, who is contemplating a departure following Julian Nagelsmann’s unexpected exit in March.
However, negotiations may not be straightforward due to the strained relationship between Barcelona and Bayern after the Robert Lewandowski transfer saga.
Bayern might demand a premium fee for the discontented Kimmich, whose market value is approximately €45m.
While Kimmich gears up for a Bundesliga match against RB Leipzig on Saturday, Barcelona, having already secured the La Liga title, will face Real Sociedad on the same day.
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