Nelson Semedo of Barcelona reportedly emerges as target for Manchester City

Nelson Semedo of Barcelona reportedly emerges as target for Manchester City

- Nelson Semedo has emerged as major target for Man City boss Pep Guardiola

- The Portuguese football star is also wanted by Sarri at Juventus

- Pep Guardiola wants him to give Kyle Walker competition at Etihad stadium

Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo has reportedly emerged as summer transfer target for Manchester City who are ready to bolster their squad ahead of next Premier League season.

Pep Guardiola who is the Citizens' manager wants the Portuguese footballer to produce serious competition for England international Kyle Walker at the Etihad stadium.

According to the report on Daily Mail, Manchester City are even ready to give Barcelona Joao Cancelo plus cash for the possibility of them to sign Nelson Semedo this summer.

Cancelo has found active games difficult under Pep Guardiola playing only eight Premier League games for the reigning Premier League champions.

Semedo moved to the Nou Camp from Benfica where he had played alongside Bernardo Silva for the club’s B team when the pair were teenagers.

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However, Manchester City must be aware that other Premier League side like Arsenal and Manchester United are also interested in signing Semedo.

Semedo and his teammates at Barcelona are preparing for the resumption of the League season which is next month.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Spanish government gave the green light for football to return on June 8 which means that the suspended 2019/2020 season will resume in what will be a cheering news for fans.

Coronavirus made authorities in charge of football in Spain to suspend the League since March due to the number of deaths recorded in the country.

There have been reports that the Spanish La Liga body would cancel the League due to the disturbance coronavirus brought to the entire world.

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But with this latest development, it shows that fans and followers in the Spanish La Liga can start preparing for the resumption of the League.

Fans of clubs like Barcelona and Real Madrid have been prevented from watching football since last two months in which that will now come to an end.

Meanwhile, Barcelona are still topping the Spanish La Liga table with 58 points and they are being followed by biggest rivals Real Madrid.

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