Barcelona to sell 9 players this summer after poor end to season

Barcelona to sell 9 players this summer after poor end to season

- Barcelona will likely be the most active team in the summer transfer window

- Reports claim the Spanish champions will sell nine players in the summer

- Coutinho, Umtiti, Rakitic, Malcom are among players that will leave Camp Nou

Barcelona finished the season with just the La Liga title as Enersto Valverde will reportedly be looking to make a major clear out this summer.

The Catalan giants lost the Copa del Rey finals to Valencia and were miraculously knocked out of the Champions League semi finals by Liverpool.

And according to Spanish news media outlet Sport, La Blaugrana are already looking to reshuffle their team ahead of next season.

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Frenkie de Jong has already been confirmed while Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann and Ajax's Matthijs de Ligt are close to joining the Camp Nou outfit.

Sport claim nine players will be released including - Jasper Cillessen, Jeison Murillo, Thomas Vermaelen, Samuel Umtiti, Rafinha, Ivan Rakitic, Malcom, Philippe Coutinho and Kevin Prince Boateng

Murillo and Boateng's loan spells at the Camp Nou has come to an end and second choice keeper Cillessen, has been linked with Portuguese side Benfica.

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Injury prone Vermaelen's contract has ended this season while World Cup winner Umtiti is likely to be replaced by De Ligt.

On the other hand, Rafinha has struggled with injuries while Coutinho and Malcom could be sold to raise funds for the arrival of Griezmann.

Croatia star Rakitic as reported by Sport, will listen to offers and his likely destination is with Premier League giants Manchester United.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Argentina World Cup winner Mario Kempes has brought an interesting side of the comparison between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The ex-Valencia striker told Spanish news media outlet Diario AS that Barcelona star man Messi is more selfish than his fiercest rival Ronaldo.

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