the transfer window is shut, but FC Barcelona hope yet soon to be able to introduce a new striker.
There are angrebskrise at the Nou Camp, after also Ousmane Dembele has been affected by the long term damage. Already have the Barça Luis Suárez on skadeslisten the coming months, and it has made the situation critical for the coach, Quique Setién.
He has currently only Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann and the young Ansu Fati for the front seats, and FC Barcelona are working desperately to retrieve a striker.
Luis Suárez (tv.) was in the middle of January through a knæoperation and expected to not return for a minimum of three months. Photo: Waleed Ali / Ritzau Scanpix
When the window is closed, it will require a dispensation from the Spanish football federation.
They can allow a ’nødindkøb’, but it will require that Barcelona can convince them that Dembélés injury is serious enough.
There must be a damage of a minimum of five months duration and must have occurred after the transfervinduets closure.
In January failed the club to pick up a new striker in the here and now.
You bought the brazilian Francisco Trincao and Portuguese Matheus Fernandes, but common to the two young attackers is that they first come to FC Barcelona from next season.
Monday, may Ousmane Dembélé, however, leave the training with a muscle damage, and the frenchman in the coming week through an operation with a specialist in Finland to get the problem resolved.
Ousmana Dembélé has sustained a muscle damage that requires an operation. The season is probably over for the frenchman. Photo: Josep Lago / Ritzau Scanpix
FC Barcelona hope, therefore, that the Spanish football federation is looking with mild eyes on the club's situation and lets them download an attacker.
According to the fodboldforbundets rules, it must, if the authorisation is given, be either a transferfri player or a player from another Spanish club.
According to the radiostatioen El Larguero considering Barcelona download Real Zaragoza's Luis Suárez as Luis Suárez-relieving.
The 22-year-old colombianer has this season scored 14 times for Zaragoza in the second row, but the situation is complicated by the fact that he is hired out to the club from the English Watford.
A purchase will, where appropriate, involve both the british and the UEFA.
Also, the former Arsenal striker Lucas Pérez was, according to sportsavisen AS being a subject in Barcelona. The 31-year-old striker has had a good season at Alavés and scored nine times in La Liga this season.
Ángel Luis from Getafe, Real Sociedads Willian José and Betis’ Borja Iglesias has also been mentioned as possible kriseknusere in storklubben from Catalonia.
FC Barcelona coach, Quique Setién has not much to choose from in the front. Photo: Albert Gea / Ritzau Scanpix
- It is clear that we need a new striker who can help us, but it is not easy at this time of the season.
- in Addition to associated the first to approve, that we may be permitted to download a player, said FC Bracelona, coach, Quique Setién in his press conference ahead of Sunday's match against Betis.
According to Setién has a handful of name, as you are looking at. FC Barcelona won 3-2 over Betis and is still thus just three points behind leader Real Madrid.
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