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Barcelona plots to recruit talented 21-year-old Manchester City star

Barcelona is said to be interested in signing City of Manchester front Ferran Torres. The Catalan side made it a priority to sign the striker in January after suffering an injury crisis in attack.

Follow Daily mail, Ferran Torres is said to be open to the prospect of joining Barcelona in the near future. The Spaniard is currently recovering from a leg injury he sustained last month.

The 21-year-old joined Manchester City from Valencia in a £21m deal last summer. Torres had to play a small role at Manchester City last season as he fell behind the likes of Raheem Sterling, Riyad Mahrez, Phil Foden and Gabriel Jesus in the dissection order at Manchester City.

Torres, however, has scored 13 goals in 36 appearances in his first campaign with Pep Guardiola’s side. The former Valencia star showed his scoring ability at the end of last season. His performances for Manchester City earned him a spot in Luis Enrique’s Spain squad for Euro 2020.

Ferran Torres contributed some impressive performances for Spain at Euro 2020. He scored a goal in Spain’s 5-3 win over Croatia in the round of 16 of the competition.

The youngster has had an impressive start to the 2021-22 season, scoring three goals in seven appearances for Manchester City. Pep Guardiola is said to be an avid fan of the Spaniard thanks to his pace, pace, scoring ability and versatility.

Barcelona is currently very lacking in attacking options. Luuk de Jong and Martin Braithwaite are said to have left the club as they continue to struggle at Camp Nou.

Barcelona may drop interest in Manchester City star Ferran Torres even though they need a striker

Spain v France - UEFA Nations League Final 2021
Spain v France – UEFA Nations League Final 2021

Barcelona is currently having an injury crisis in attack. Ansu Fati and Martin Braithwaite have been ruled out for the next few weeks due to injury. Argentina striker Sergio Aguero could be forced to retire from football soon after being diagnosed with heart problems.

The Catalan giants rely heavily on Dutch striker Memphis Depay’s scoring ability. New Barcelona coach Xabi Hernandez wants to sign the striker in January.

Ferran Torres really wants to move to Barcelona. striker theathletic.com/news/mancheste…

Before Barcelona The midfielder is said to have turned down the opportunity to sign Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani as he is not interested in signing a player who is in the twilight of his career.

So Barcelona will try to sign Manchester City striker Ferran Torres, but could struggle to match the asking price of the Premier League giants for the striker. Manchester City are likely to offer a fee in the region of £50m for the 21-year-old.



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