Done Deal : Xavi wants Barcelona to sign Espanyol defender this summer
There is no Barcelona want to sign a new left-back in the summer. The club are desperate to add a competitor for Jordi Alba – a younger player that can deputise for the experienced defender in the years to come.
Barcelona have studied several options throughout this year, with the club reportedly looking at a player, who is willing to play second fiddle to Alba in the coming years and hails from the Spanish top-flight.
Javi Galan has been considered by many as the favourite option for Xavi. But according to a report from Eldesmarque, the Barcelona manager has set his sights on Adria Pedrosa.
The 23-year-old is an interesting option as he plies his trade with Barcelona’s local rivals Espanyol. He had been a part of the Catalan side since the early stages of his career, and has lately become a first-team regular for the club.
With over 110 competitive appearances for Espanyol, Pedrosa has impressed the onlookers with his technical prowess and the ability to offer the attacking support going forward.