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Nelson Semedo prepares to leave FC Barcelona

ByRoborto Sykes

Sep 18, 2020

The days go by and, for the moment, not much is moving on the side of FC Barcelona. Anxious to strengthen before attacking the 2020-21 exercise, the Blaugrana have targeted several players able to strengthen the workforce of Ronald Koeman (Memphis Depay, Eric Garcia, Sergino Dest …). Only here: before being able to buy, the Catalan club must sell. The departure of Luis Suarez is more relevant than ever, even if the Uruguayan international could be doubled by Edin Dzeko on the side of Juventus Turin. The Dutch technician does not count on Arturo Vidal, who is said to be very close to Inter Milan. These are in their thirties, but a younger element would also be on the list of “transferable”, namely Nelson Semedo.

The value of Semedo is estimated at 40M €

The 26-year-old Portuguese international has established himself as a right-back and played 42 games in all competitions last season. Its market value is relatively high (around 40 million euros according to the specialized site Transfermarkt) and it is in particular for this reason that the Barcelona leaders would like to sell it before October 5. Mundo Deportivo also reveals that the former Benfiquiste, whose interests are defended by the very influential Jorge Mendes, would have got used to the idea of ​​a departure from Barça. If it were to materialize, this transfer would therefore allow the FCB to have more room for maneuver in recruiting. And it would be better not to hang around, because time is running out …

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