Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto may reportedly be transferring to the MLS if he fails to signal a brand new cope with the La Liga giants.
Roberto, 30, has hardly ever featured this season with simply 9 appearances in La Liga. He has been plagued with accidents lately at Barcelona.
The Spanish midfielder has been locked in contract negotiations with the Catalan giants along with his present deal on the Nou Camp set to run out in June. However ought to the negotiations stall, the Spaniard will not be wanting suitors, together with from the MLS.
Spanish journalist Toni Junamarti claimed on the Siempre Positivo Podcast that Roberto was attracting curiosity from MLS facet LA Galaxy.
LA Galaxy are concentrating on extra high-profile signings following the likes of David Beckham, Steven Gerrard and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
On this regard, Junamarti stated (through The Onerous Deal with):
“Sergi Roberto, his camp and a few of his shut buddies are engaged on placing a cope with an MLS membership. Roberto has lots of people residing in the US, and a few years again, he instructed them he desires to go to the USA on the finish of his profession.”
“However given the present issues with Barcelona, he hasn’t prolonged his contract but and his agent has nice doubts whether or not Barcelona intend to supply an extension. In that case, Roberto has determined to activate the choice of transferring to the MLS facet LA Galaxy.”
May Sergi Roberto depart Barcelona for every other league?
Alongside the reported curiosity from MLS facet LA Galaxy comes curiosity from the Premier League.
Arsenal are stated to be protecting tabs on the La Masia academy product. His versatility could possibly be key for Gunners boss Mikel Arteta with the midfielder capable of play a wide range of midfield roles and at right-back for Barca.
The north London facet’s Premier League rivals Manchester Metropolis are additionally reportedly fascinated about Roberto ought to he depart Barcelona.
Former Barca boss and present Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola may use the Spaniard in a wide range of roles. With veteran Fernandinho coming into the twilight of his profession, the signing of Roberto could possibly be used to fill the void left by the Brazilian.
As for staying on the Nou Camp, Roberto can have a tough time holding down a spot in Xavi’s beginning XI. Frenkie de Jong continues to impress below the previous Barca participant.
The membership are monitoring AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie with a deal for the 25-year-old Ivorian stated to be shut.