Tottenham enquired about 26-year-old Barcelona summer acquisition – report

Date:

Photo by Pedro Salado/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Since his move to Barcelona from AC Milan on a free transfer last summer, Franck Kessié has been one whose contribution to the team always divided the fanbase’s opinion. Despite his acceptable performance, seasoned with some memorable moments as his injury-time winner in the Clásico, the Ivorian failed to integrate fully and is likely to leave at the end of the season.

Given the economic situation of FC Barcelona, several players have to depart Camp Nou to raise funds to allow the club to make further moves on the market this summer, all in correspondence with Financial Fair Play rules.

The Ivorian midfielder was already linked with a move away from Camp Nou in the January window, with Tottenham also interested, but at that time, the club didn’t want to let him go due to the shortness of options available while registering a replacement would have been difficult as well.

However, the idea of selling him would now be on the cards again, as he is seen as a valuable outlet from which the club could earn money after the end of the season. As Kessié is not a starter and the desired future signings would just push him lower and lower in the pecking order, he will be put on the market, being a player attracting attention from several clubs.

The Catalan giants have received, above all, the interest of Inter Milan among other Italian clubs. The footballer sees positively either Internazionale or AC Milan as options, but as Spanish news outlet SPORT reports, the Catalan club is now ruling out the possibility of a sale to Italy as they believe that Serie A sides cannot offer enough money nor convincing exchanges.

The club’s objective is to close a direct sale before June 30 to generate money, and there are interested teams in the Premier League who can pay a good amount, with Tottenham being the main suitor for the 26-year-old.

After the winter window, the London-based club is now ready to try once again for the signature of the Ivorian. The same report goes on to state that Tottenham have recently asked for a price and Barcelona would open the door for offers that exceed €25 million, which would generate a great profit from the player who arrived to Catalonia as a free agent.

From the club’s perspective, the better economic offer would have priority of course, but evidently, the player will also have his say in the decision as ultimately, he will choose his next destination according to his interests. He likes Inter, but an agreement is far as of today.

Ben Kantovich
Ben Kantovichhttps://www.instagram.com/garnetandblue/
Meet Ben Kantovich, a passionate writer and devoted lover of the beautiful game. Through his words, he brings the excitement and beauty of football to life, sharing unique perspectives with readers worldwide.

Recommended Articles

Related Articles

PSG starlet awaits the green light from FC Barcelona – report

Some options are a necessity for FC Barcelona, and others are simply affordable luxuries. The necessity of certain...

Barcelona now know the price for 21-year-old La Liga pivot

Given their current issues with financial fair play, it is safe to assume that FC Barcelona can not...

Girona want out-of-favor Barcelona midfielder back this summer

With the end of the current season, several FC Barcelona players will have to depart the club in...

11-goal gem among five Barcelona stars in Spain’s preliminary Euro 2024 squad

FC Barcelona have officially ended their 2023-24 season after having won their last La Liga game against Sevilla...

Barcelona captain pays tribute to Xavi after his final game in charge

Xavi Hernandez was able to bow out from his position as the head coach of the Barcelona first...

‘It’s Real Madrid’… Departing Sevilla manager identifies the main problem of Barcelona

FC Barcelona ended their 2023-24 season with their last league game against Sevilla last night, and despite their...

‘My work hasn’t been sufficiently appreciated’… Xavi reacts following Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona

Xavi Hernandez led his FC Barcelona team for the last time against Sevilla last night and was able...

Barcelona see their first offer for Bayern Munich star rejected

Not every operation that FC Barcelona pursues ends up coming into fruition simply because of their pursuit. While...

Fermin 9.0, Pedri 8.0 | Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona: Player ratings

FC Barcelona manage to get a win in their final game of the season. La Blaugrana did not...

Jordi Cruyff reveals why Barcelona signed Robert Lewandowski

There have been many signings in the history of FC Barcelona that have been hard to explain. Not...

Barcelona star’s entourage denies giving consultation about new coach

FC Barcelona are set to introduce a completely new regime into the club. Xavi Hernandez is no longer...

Injured Barcelona gem travels with the team and Xavi to Seville

The final step for FC Barcelona this season will be traveling to Sevilla for their last game. Quique...