According to Florian Plettenberg, Barcelona are considering signing RB Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi, with the German’s agent in Spain speaking to the club. The 19-year-old has become one of the hottest teen prospects around, with his form this season playing a big part.
After a contribution of over 15 goals in Austria Bundesliga last season, many expected Karim Adeyemi to step up and that’s exactly what the teenager did. So far, the 19-year-old has thrived not only for RB Salzburg in the Bundesliga but also in the Champions League, scoring 14 goals in 17 appearances. That includes three out of four Champions League appearances, with the rest coming to the league and seeing him become a highly regarded star.
Not only that, Adeyemi had an interest in making him fly off the charts with almost all the big European teams considering signing him next summer. However, amid rumors of a potential move to Spain, Sport 1 reporter Florian Plettenberg reported that Barcelona have entered the game. The La Liga The Giants have changed their emphasis on a younger team and reportedly believe Adeyemi is the perfect man to lead their line.
The reporter also revealed that the 19-year-old’s agent is in talks with the Camp Nou team over a potential move, although Borussia Dortmund they are also said to be the first runners. The Bundesliga giants were another overly enthusiastic team to sign the young forward with Bayern Monaco, Atletico Madrid and Liverpool also in the race.