Xavi Hernandez (41 years old) is clear about his priority for beef up the Barça squad, if it can already be in the winter market and if not for the summer. The new Barça coach is clear that in his tactical drawing It is essential that there are ends that open the field and force the rival full-backs to open up as well, which will cause corridors between them and the centrals and, therefore, more spaces through which to break the opposing defenses. In this sense, Xavi He is looking for players with the ability to face in static glued to the lime line and also to be able to break into space. As a priority, it wants them to be versatile, that is, they can act on both bands and also on the axis of the attack. As MD has learned, two of the players the new coach likes the most blaugrana, are Dani Olmo (Red Bull Leipzig) and Ferran torres (Manchester City).
In case of Elm (23 years old), FC Barcelona has had him on their agenda for several months. In fact, on the last day of the last summer market, the Barça club moved against Leipzig to try to join, via loan the first year but conditional on a mandatory transfer in the summer of 2022. They did not achieve this transfer but the interest of the Barça persists.
[+]Olmo is capable of scoring goals like this in Spain – Kosovo:
In fact, the taste for Dani Olmo of the Barça technical secretariat is shared by Xavi and for his staff, who know perfectly the characteristics of the Catalan forward. In addition, both Hernandez What Dani They are from Terrassa and the knowledge also extends to the personal sphere. In that sense, the references of Dani they are unbeatable.
The Leipzig player is intense, he can play winger on both wings because he has dribbling and speed, crosses and shoots well and, moreover, he can also act as a striker because he is a good spiker. Dani He is about to join Barça, despite having a contract with his current club until 2024, because his dream is to return home and close to his family.
In case of Ferran torres (21 years) is similar to that of Dani Olmo. Also accustomed to playing extreme, he has also shown great scoring ability. Especially outstanding is his scoring contribution with the Spanish team (12 goals in 22 games). With a contract at City until 2025, he is a player trusted by Pep Guardiola thanks to its quality and versatility. At the moment he is not concentrated with the Spanish team because he is injured
[+] This is how Ferran Torres responded to the question about a possible transfer to Barça: