Barcelona and Manchester United battle to sign quality attacker

According to reports from Italian outlet Sport Italia, Barcelona are also showing interest in acquiring the services of Manchester United target Ivan Perisic.

Following the loss of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona have desperately been looking to bring in a replacement for the Brazilian superstar and Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho and Borussia Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembele have been mentioned are the main targets for the Catalans.

However, Barcelona have faced a lot of frustrations in their hopes of signing both Coutinho and Dembele, and as a result, Ernesto Valverde’s side have been forced look at other targets, with the likes of Marco Asensio and Angel Di Maria being mentioned.

Now in shock reports from Sport Italia, it has been claimed that Barcelona could also turn their attention towards signing Inter Milan attacker Ivan Perisic.

Premier League giants Manchester United have strongly been linked with a move for Perisic all summer long and it had been reported recently that the Red Devils were set to reopen talks with Inter over the potential signing of the 28-year-old.

In what will come as a huge blow for United though, now Barcelona are also said to have joined in the race to sign Perisic and it will be interesting to see which of the two struggling superpowers of European football are able to land the quality attacker.




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