Marco Asensio, who is probably living his last year at Real Madrid in a situation of sporting uncertainty, could be of interest to FC Barcelona.
Daily Mundo Deportivo report that Asensio, who will be able to sign for any team for free in June 2023, ‘is valued at Camp Nou for his age, quality and versatility’.
Xavier Muñoz claims that “Barca take Marco Asensio into account because of his age, his level and his ability to adapt tactically”. Gerard López recalled in the program “RadioEstadio Noche” on Onda Cero that “at one time, FC Barcelona already wanted Marco Asensio… Zubizarreta had almost signed him”.
Barça would remain attentive to the situation of Marco Asensio (26), who has only one year left on his contract. His agent, Jorge Mendes, is said to have very good relations with the blaugranas.
— Footballogue⭐️⭐️ (@Footballogue) September 19, 2022
Other newspapers such as the Daily Mail and brand echoed this information by publishing that “FC Barcelona are preparing a shock operation for Real Madrid star Marco Asensio, while Xavi Hernandez’s team plan to continue spending to try to return to Europe’s top flight despite his financial difficulties.
Marco Asensio, 26, has scored 50 goals in the 239 games he has played for Real Madrid since signing in 2015 from Mallorca. But it has been a few seasons that the Spaniard has struggled to establish himself in the starting XI.
Since the start of the 2022-23 financial year, Marco Asensio, who almost left Real this summer, has faced fierce competition for his position with Fede Valverde and Rodrygo Goes. Moreover, the Spanish striker had especially been talked about lately for his virulent reaction when Ancelotti forgot him on the bench against Mallorca…