Thiago Alcantara reportedly emerges as summer target for Barcelona chiefs

Thiago Alcantara reportedly emerges as summer target for Barcelona chiefs

- Thiago Alcantara could be making a return to Barcelona this summer

- Barcelona chiefs want new manager Ronald Koeman to sign Alcantara

- Koeman on the other hand is interested in the signing of Wijnaldum from Liverpool

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Barcelona chiefs have reportedly made it clear to new coach Ronald Koeman that they will prefer to sign Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara this summer and not Liverpool's Wijnaldum.

Since he replaced Setien at the Camp Nou, Ronald Koeman is trying to rebuild Barcelona team so as for them to do well in the coming Spanish La Liga season.

The Dutchman is said to be interested in Liverpool star Wijnaldum considering the fact that he has knew the player for years.

But according to Bild, his bosses at the Nou Camp are not interested in Wijnaldum and will rather back him to sign Thiago Alcantara.

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However, Barcelona must be aware that signing Alcantara this summer will be hard based on the fact that the player has made it clear that he is not leaving Bayern Munich.

Premier League champions Liverpool are also interested in the signing of the player.

Thiago Alcantara actually started his career at Barcelona in their second team where he made 59 appearances scoring three goals.

He was at the senior team between 2009-2013 playing 68 games and scored seven goals before he joined Bayern Munich in 2013.

Wijnaldum on the other hand has been playing for Liverpool for the past four years after joining from Newcastle United.

Thiago Alcantara reportedly emerges as summer target for Barcelona chiefs

Thiago Alcantara reportedly emerges as summer target for Barcelona chiefs (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Luis Suarez is now on the verge of recording his name in the history books of football as the 13th player to play with Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi.

Joining Italian side Juventus this summer will make the former Liverpool striker to set this incredible record for himself.

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Suarez's future at the Camp Nou has been thrown into the wind since the arrival of new Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman who told him to find another club.

Barcelona hired Ronald Koeman so as for him to rebuild the Catalans this summer ahead of the coming season in which Ivan Rakitic has already left the side.

Luis Suarez was reported to have been livid with how Ronald Koeman told him to leave the club and he is ready to join the Old Lady.

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