Nico Williams wants to join Barcelona but wants an answer soon

Date:

Spain's winger #17 Nico Williams warms up ahead of the UEFA Euro 2024 Group B football match between Albania and Spain at the Duesseldorf Arena in Duesseldorf on June 24, 2024.
Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images

Things are beginning to really heat up for FC Barcelona already this summer. La Blaugrana are now actively taking part in the transfer window and want to get some key operations closed. As time continues to pass, Barcelona inch even closer to the objectives they have in mind.

The main priority for Barça at the moment, as confirmed by a key figure of the club itself, is Nico Williams. Electric, dynamic, and an elite winger in every sense of the way, many believe that the 21-year-old Athletic Club forward could truly elevate the level that Barcelona is currently at.

Moreover, the player himself is reportedly more than keen to dress up in the colors of La Blaugrana next season. With Joan Laporta having even stated that the club is in a position to pay his release clause as well, it seems that almost every aspect of the transfer is in order.

However, time may be the only enemy for Barcelona in this particular operation. According to Toni Juanmarti, the Athletic Club forward and Spanish international wants an answer from Barcelona as soon as possible and does not want to delay it until the end of the summer.

Instead, he has given a deadline of sorts and it remains active until early August. For now, Barcelona has time while the player is still on international duty and also for the time that he will then likely take for vacations. After that, complications can arise for both the club and the player.

At the moment, the main concern for Barça is to achieve fair play and be able to proceed with the payment of the release clause. The looming threat of French side Paris Saint-Germain is also there, but the Catalan club believe that the player’s priority to join them could help the club land his signing.

Now, the ball is in Barça’s court and it is up to them to make their minutes count. Barcelona seem really interested in making Nico Williams a player for the club, and they are willing to go all-out for him. It just remains to be seen how efficient La Blaugrana can prove themselves to be now to secure his arrival.

Raafay Humayun
Raafay Humayun
Raafay Humayun is a life-long fan of FC Barcelona and an avid enjoyer of all things Blaugrana. Having fallen in love with the club for the way they defined football for him, he now spends his time watching games, analyzing the happenings in them, and digesting any and everything related to his beloved Catalan club. He also writes as an author for Barca News Network hoping to deliver the latest updates to his fellow ‘culés’.

Recommended Articles

Related Articles

Lamine Yamal wants to face off against his Barcelona hero

As has been mentioned many times before, fate and FC Barcelona have a unique relationship. The Catalan club...

Barcelona have a new Plan B for Nico Williams thanks to the Euros

FC Barcelona already have an established list of players they wish to pursue in the summer. The Catalan...

Javier Tebas says the gap between Barcelona and Real Madrid is getting closer

In terms of their financial situation, FC Barcelona are gradually finding normality again. It is this very normality...

The reasons behind Kounde’s surprise visit to Barcelona

The preseason has already kicked off for FC Barcelona as they prepare themselves for next season. La Blaugrana...

Ollie Watkins says Barcelona have someone who is a better player than he was at 16-17

FC Barcelona and the entirety of the football world is now waiting for a certain conclusion. The final...

Lamine Yamal shares what Hansi Flick told him ahead of Spain vs France

Connection are what make FC Barcelona, or any other club for that matter, feel more united. Any team...

Barcelona, Man City fast-track negotiations for €25m fullback

After having him in their squad for the 2023-24 season, FC Barcelona are looking to take the Portuguese...

Hansi Flick wishes to retain aging Barcelona midfielder for his physicality

This summer will likely lead to a lot of changes for FC Barcelona to manage. La Blaugrana have...

‘One of the greatest ever’… Rival coach hails Barcelona star

With his performances with FC Barcelona in the 2023-24 season, and with Spain in the UEFA EURO 2024,...

Hansi Flick officially concludes his first Barcelona double-session

This summer will be an important one for Barcelona for many different reasons. La Blaugrana will finally get...

Barcelona has everything ready to sign Nico Williams – report

Barcelona are now more than ready to face the challenge of making elite signings. While the Catalan club...

Barcelona to make Flick’s new signing official tomorrow – report

FC Barcelona are still trying to work non-stop to ensure that the squad remains in top shape. Physicality...