Central defender highest priority: Barça compiles list of six

Receiving an additional central defender is the highest priority for FC Barcelona, which currently has only Gerard Piqué, Clément Lenglet and Ronald Araújo at his disposal. Araújo is currently injured, however, and Frenkie de Jong had to join in the heart of the defense.Eric García (Manchester City) is still at the top of the list of priorities of the Catalans: according to Diario SPORT, they note that Manchester City is the born Catalan again to hold his upcoming year expiring contract. Should García prove not feasible, Ronald Koemans team already has a few short-term solutions in mind.
According to SPORT, when drawing up its list, Barcelona mainly looked at the Premier League and Serie A. Antonio Rüdiger (Chelsea), Shkodran Mustafi (Arsenal) and Joël Matip (Liverpool) are on the list of six together with Federico Fazio (AS Roma), Mateo Musacchio (AC Milan) and Germán Pezzella (Fiorentina).