RUBEN NEVES is reportedly set to finish a free switch to Barcelona.
Nonetheless there’s one subject with the transfer, supervisor Xavi doesn’t need the Wolves star.
Neves is alleged to have agreed on a four-year contract on the Nou Camp, nonetheless, the transfer nonetheless depends on Ansu Fati agreeing phrases with Wolves.
The membership is not going to be spending any cash on signing the Portuguese worldwide as he can be concerned in a swap deal that can see highly-rated Fati, 20, transfer the opposite manner.
Tremendous-agent Jorge Mendes represents each the gamers and can be dealing with the negotiations.
The report claims that Xavi would like to signal a unique Arsenal goal to play the position as a substitute.
The outlet means that Actual Sociedad‘s Martin Zubimendi is his most well-liked alternative.
He has been tipped as the most effective midfielders in Spain, with Xavi suggesting he’s an “extraordinary pivot”.
He stated: “They mirror a bit our type of play.
“Zubimendi is an extraordinary defensive midfielder, he understands the model we like at Barça, and he dominates with and without the ball.”
Zubimendi has a launch clause of £52million, a switch that might be much more costly for Barcelona.
The membership remains to be coping with the monetary points which have been a hindrance during the last 12 months.