FC Barcelona wona t be able to sign any player in this summer because of their transfer ban but they have already started planning for the January transfer window. The player who is attracting the attention of the Catalans now is SS Lazioa s young sensation Felipe Anderson.
FC Barcelona are currently banned from buying any new players from the market but they are confident of winning their appeal against the ban. Meanwhile, FC Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has asked for some re-inforcements into the squad to the club management and they have already started looking for the world class midfielders and attackers to increase the depth.
Pedro Rodriguez is not getting enough time at FC Barcelona this season and he is certain to leave the club this summer. Club legend Xavi Hernandez is also going to leave the club this summer and the club is looking for the replacement of both these players. And SS Lazio ace Felipe Anderson is on top of their wish list.
Lazio has surprised everybody with their excellent displays in Serie A this season and they are also in contention for a much coveted Champions League spot. Felipe Anderson has arguably their best player of this season as he has scored 9 goals this season. The young sensation also has 6 assists to his name.
These impressive stats of Felipe Anderson for Lazio has not gone unnoticed in Europe as, apart from FC Barcelona, the likes of Inter Milan, Juventus and Atletico Madrid are keeping a tab on his progress.
Felipe Anderson has just signed a contract extension till 2020 with Lazio but the management of FC Barcelona believe they can lure him away by offering a better contract.
Meanwhile, reports coming from Spain and Italy have also confirmed the plans of FC Barcelona for FC Felipe Anderson.
Catalan daily Mundo Deportivo has claimed that FC Barcelonaa s international sporting director Ariedo Braida has identified a number of targets in Serie A and the 21-year-old Brazilian is the latest to come under the spotlight.