In recent years, the Barcelona It has been characterized by the hiring of the top players of the moment. Philippe Coutinho, Paulinho, Arthur, Ousmane Dembelé, among others. This time, the team that runs Ernesto Valverde he wants to have the services of a player who was surveyed in the previous transfer market, but with whom they were not successful in the negotiations. Is about Willian Borges da Silva, better known as Willian. The extreme that militates in the Chelsea English is one of the targeted by the leadership of the Blaugrana cast to strengthen their attack.
The 30-year-old attacker could reach the culé team in an operation that would cost between 50 and 80 million euros. However, the Blues are interested in Malcolm, who came to Barça in 2018 from Girondins de Bordeaux and did not enjoy many minutes, so there is a chance that there is a trade-off between the players of both entities that allows to lower the cost that would imply the transfer of Willian.
In July, when he opened the transfer market, Barcelona contacted Chelsea and Willian. The parties agreed on everything except the numbers, so the signing was cut short. At that time, the international with Brazil revealed that: "The only club that really made an offer for me was Barcelona, if the club wants to sell me, I'll go, but I'm very happy here." Today, the reality is different: the authorities of Barcelona would accept to pay what the London box asks for and extreme would not look with bad eyes to emigrate towards Spain.
Willian began his career as a professional footballer at Corinthians. He played five seasons and was sold to Shakthar Donetsk of Ukraine. There, the attacker found his best level, winning fourteen titles. However, despite the interests of clubs like Arsenal, Milan or Olympique Lyonnais, the Brazilian immigrated to Russia to defend the colors of Anzhi Majachkalá. Contrary to what was thought, Willian there maintained his level and was sold to Chelsea in 2013. Habitual holder in the National Team of his country, the 30-year-old is one of the fastest players in the world.
Today, Barcelona will visit Rayo Vallecano at the Estadio de Vallecas on the eleventh day of The league. Ernesto Valverde will place a lineup with regular starters and some substitute footballers in order to preserve those who will play from the game next Wednesday, when the Blaugrana club visit Inter Milan for the UEFA Champions League.