Barcelona are certain they need to remodel their defence for next season and the idea is to sell Samuel Umtiti. Then, to sign a promising left-footed centre-back. Barcelona are looking at various names and Pau Torres is one of them, the Villarreal player who has grown a lot this season. The Blaugrana have spoken to his people and the Yellow Submarine and could take on the signing if they get a good price. Negotiations are underway.
Barcelona have been combing the market for a while. They have five or six players on their radar but Abidal likes Pau Torres the most. At 22 he’s one of the best young left-footed defenders around on the market and Barcelona like that he has Spanish.
Pau Torres has a 50 million release clause but Barcelona don’t think they can reach this figure. And less in this market which is marked by the coronavirus. Villarreal are also a hard nut to crack because they don’t need the money but Barcelona know that the player would really like to play for them.
The idea is that Barca have to take on the signing during the summer. The priority is to reinforce the squad and are also waiting to see other movements in the market.