Barcelona needs a new striker. A team has only one striker left in the squad who is healthy. Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele had injuries and will be out for the next few months.
Transfer window is over, but Barcelona has a chance for a new striker
You’ve read the heading correctly, Barcelona still has a chance to sign a striker. There is a unique statement in rules from the Spanish football federation. When the club has left only one healthy striker, representatives of the team should ask RFEF for permission to buy a local striker. There are few notes to keep in mind – Barcelona has to ask for permission during the first 15 days after the transfer window is closed. Also, the team can’t play with the new striker in Uefa based tournaments like the Champions League or Europa League. The striker has to be brought from local competitions and will have a right to play in La Liga. If Barcelona follows the rules, then the team can ask for permission. The final decision is on RFEF.
Quique Setien wants a new striker
Before the match against Real Betis, Quique met with the press. Spanish coach talked about the possibility of signing a new striker. Setien noted that the team has few footballers in mind, and they want to negotiate with each of them.
Spanish journalists believe that Barcelona would decide to sign a striker only from the La Liga team. Blaugrana won’t go for a search in the second or third division of Spain.
There is a big possibility that Barcelona wants to sign Willian Jose. Real Sociedad striker lost the leading spot in the team. Alexander Isak, a youngster who scored a brace against Real Madrid, overshadowed Willian. Barcelona is also interested in Valencia’s striker. Maxi Gomez is mostly sitting on the bench, and it would be a perfect fit for Quique Setien’s squad.