Barcelona have been linked to bringing in a left back this summer, particularly with Junior Firpo approaches a change to Leeds United, but now it seems that the Catalan club can trust Alexander balde other Sergino Dest.
One of the reasons for this is due to BarcelonaThe financial problems, as there is very little money to play and the club, instead, is prioritizing the incorporation of a central midfielder after the transfer was lost. Georginio Wijnaldum, who instead joined Paris Saint-Germain for free.
What’s more, Ronald Koeman he’s not worried about looking a bit weak on the left side as, above all, he has a lot of faith in BarcelonaFirst choice option in this position: Jordi Alba.
Alejandro Balde and Sergino Dest
Barcelonadirectors and Koeman have a lot of faith in Alexander balde, who believe that he can become an excellent left back. The 17-year-old represents Spain at the youth level and will spend this summer with BarcelonaFirst preseason team.
Should Bucket fulfilling expectations, the Catalan club hopes to be able to alternate between playing in team B and in the first team, with the youngster ready to take chances when Jordi Alba to rest.
Another option in this role is Sergino Dest, who played as a left back on a few occasions in the 2020/21 season. Although it is mainly right back, Koeman trust that the American can occupy the other side if necessary.
The future of Sergi Roberto
Yes Barcelona don’t bring anyone to replace Junior and they end up using Dest As a makeshift left back, there could be repercussions on the right side of the defense.
The club has already signed Emerson Royal Real Betis for nine million euros, and the other player who can play right back is Sergi Roberto.
There have been rumors about Sergi Robertofuture at Camp Nou, but his versatility is a valuable asset and that’s why Barcelona intends to offer you a new contract in the coming days, and your current contract will expire in 2022.