Al-Nassr very interested in signing Barcelona winger Raphinha

Al-Nassr very interested in signing Barcelona winger Raphinha

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Franck Kessie might not be the only FC Barcelona player making his way to Saudi Arabia this summer. According to Gianluigi Longari, a journalist from 'Sportitalia', Al-Nassr is highly interested in securing the services of Raphinha. While there hasn't been a formal offer from the team that counts Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcelo Brozovic, Sadio Mané, and Aymeric Laporte among its ranks, initial contacts have already been made.

The Brazilian winger has publicly emphasized that nothing and no one will deter him from pursuing his dream of success with Barcelona. It remains to be seen whether Al-Nassr's interest will alter his plans, but all indications point to his unwavering commitment to donning the blue and garnet jersey. In the meantime, Raphinha will be absent for the second and final match of his suspension, following his red card against Getafe.

Several Saudi media outlets are adding to Longari's report, suggesting that Al-Nassr is also eyeing Antoine Griezmann. The team managed by Luís Castro is considering either the Brazilian or the Frenchman as a replacement for Anderson Talisca, whose future is uncertain. It seems unlikely that either of these two players will depart from European football in the near term. Yet, if there's one thing we've learned in recent months, it's to never rule out any scenario. And this sentiment holds even truer when Saudi gold comes into play.

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