Barcelona News: Neymar Welcomes Messi To PSG, Eric Garcia To Join This January And De Jong Linked To Liverpool

Barcelona are on the verge of losing Lionel Messi to a direct European rival this summer.

Messi decision to leave Barcelona is understandable. The Bluagrana giants have invested poorly over the years {philippe Coutinho, Ousame Dembele, Nelson Semedo, Junior Firpo, Antoine Griezmann e.t.c} and now lack the team lacks the vibrancy or mental fortitude to truly challenge the best team in La Liga or in Europe.

Leo wants to win a 5th Champions League trophy and go tie with Cristiano Ronaldo but, achieving that fate at Barcelona is not possible. The team is very weak probably the reason why he wants to join Neymar at PSG.

According to Marca, Barcelona will complete the signing of Manchester City star Eric Garcia this January.

Garcia rejected City’s contract extension due to his personal believe that he can be the long term replacement for Gerard Pique. Although, City still have Garcia for six months and will must now decide if selling him is the best for the club or allowing him run down his contract.

Marca further reports that Liverpool are interested in signing Barcelona’s star Frenkie De Jong.

The Reds will open talks with the midfielder this summer if Gini Wijnaldum decides to leave Anfield this summer. Wijnaldum currently have six months left on his existing contract and they’re reports that he will like to play for Barcelona under Ronald Koeman or join a club capable of doubling his $70,000-a-week earnings.

If Wijnaldum leaves, Liverpool are aiming to pay $60m to $65m on signing De Jong who offers similar qualities to Wijnaldum but better in the creative aspect, ball retention and distribution.

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