Barcelona is set to make move for Super Eagles and Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi in the summer as the La Liga holders are looking for Sergio Busquets longtime replacement.
Barcelona’s coach Quique Setien has made it a priority to reinforce the midfield with the signing of a central defensive midfielder who does not have the cliche style of play attributes the club.
According to Spanish publications, Don Balon claims that the former Real Betis manager has shown a strong interest in signing Leicester City’s midfielder Ndidi in the summer with Busquets would be 32 next season and is currently going through a rough patch with his fitness.
Barcelona is set to let Arturo Vidal leave the Camp Nou, with the Chilean international allegedly unhappy with the minutes he has been offered with the first team this season with inter and Bayer Munich interested in the Midfielder while Ivan Rakitic has fallen out with the squad and the board and now wants a move to Italy club Juventus or his former club Sevilla.
However, Arthur Melo has lost his place in the squad due to his irregular lifestyle that might hamper his future at the club unless he turns a new leaf next season.
Ndidi has already established himself as the best defensive midfielder in Premier League because of his renowned skills for ball-winning abilities, his movement and positioning off the ball, and the impressive number of interceptions he makes per game.
The midfield at Barca seems to be a serious issue that needs to be solved immediately. Ivan Rakitic has fallen out with the squad and the Croatian now wants a move to Italian giant, Juventus or his former club Sevilla.
Ndidi is already a super-regular for three-time African champions, Nigeria at only 23, and was an ever-present in coach Gernot Rohr’s team to the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2019 African Cup of Nations.
The tough-tackling midfielder is renowned for his ball-winning abilities, his movement and positioning off the ball, and the impressive number of interceptions he makes per game.
The 23- year old Nigeria International was signed from Genk in the early days of January 2019 for a reported £17 million, but the youngster is currently valued at €45 million in the transfer market.