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Barcelona considering move for Manchester City midfielder


Barcelona considering move for Manchester City midfielder

Matic to Barcelona?
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Barcelona will attempt to sign Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic next year.

The Catalan giants are eyeing low-cost signings amid their financial issues.

Matic has largely been on the bench for United this term, and he could leave next summer if they sign another holding midfielder.

His current deal expires in the summer of 2023, and he could be available for a cut-price fee at the end of the campaign.

Blaugrana boss Ronald Koeman wants a powerful midfielder with strong distribution qualities, and Matic appears to fit the bill.

His limited mobility on the field has been a concern, but he is still being considered as a potential midfield target for the club.

Matic recently started United's 4-2 Premier League defeat at Leicester City. He produced a below-par showing alongside Paul Pogba.

With the result, United have gone winless for three straight Premier League games, and there are genuine concerns in midfield.

Matic is no longer in the prime of his career. It has been speculated that United want to sign West Ham's Declan Rice next summer.